Education

N.Y.’s high school coaches can win cash for articulate protected driving

High school coaches in New York are being speedy to speak to their athletes about protected pushing — and they could win $3,000 cash for their efforts. The “Coaches Care” contest, announced by the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee, aims to daub into coaches’ change as role models. Varsity coaches at participating districts will be given materials to beam discussions about …

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NYC Education Dept. must make health investigation reports public

ALBANY — New York City will shortly have to post school cafeteria health investigation reports online for open consumption. Under the check sealed into law Wednesday by Gov. Cuomo, New York City Department of Education on its website must post the results of any investigation of city school district cafeterias or kitchens. The posting must be searchable by school and …

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Cuomo actually applauds an NYC mayor at Cornell Tech opening

Governor Cuomo heaped regard on a New York City mayor Wednesday — going so distant as comparing him to both Franklin D. Roosevelt and Cuomo’s own late father. But Hell hasn’t solidified over — he was articulate about former Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Bloomberg was the star of the show Wednesday as officials collected for a rarely choreographed ribbon-cutting to dedicate …

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Cornell Tech campus on Roosevelt Island opens Wednesday

Almost 6 years after Cornell University was named the leader of Mayor Bloomberg’s foe to build a “genius” school on Roosevelt Island, the Cornell Tech campus there will strictly open Wednesday. The school, a partnership between Cornell and the Technion – Israel Institute of Technology, will immigrate from the proxy digs it has had given its 2011 pregnancy to 3 …

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Brooklyn high schooler held holding gun to first day of class

A 17-year-old Brooklyn high school tyro was destitute Thursday for trying to trip an unloaded handgun past a steel detector on the first day of class, police and school officials said. The occurrence occurred about 9 a.m. as students were nearing at City Polytechnic High School, one of several schools at the Tech Place campus in Downtown Brooklyn. Adrian Carr …

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City schools charity free lunches to students for the first time

City schools this year will offer free lunches to students for the first time, Chancellor Carmen Fariña pronounced Wednesday. The lunch devise will yield some-more than 200,000 additional students with a midday meal. Last school year, 75% of students were authorised for free lunch. Fariña’s to-do list for the school year starting Thursday also includes: new classes for 3-year-olds, fresh efforts …

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Education boss Carmen Fariña talks strategy for 2017 school year

Chancellor Carmen Fariña’s to-do list for the school year starting Thursday includes: new classes for 3-year-olds, fresh efforts to desegregate schools and combined services for homeless students. In an talk with the Daily News, Fariña, 74, pronounced the city also will close some struggling schools, and combine others, in the coming year, which is her 52nd as a city educator. …

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Therapist fired for slapping a infirm tyro sues for her job

A open school therapist fired for slapping a infirm tyro and pursuit him a piece of s— after he separate on her is suing for her pursuit back. Lori Perucci, who worked at a school for infirm kids in the Bronx called P188X, was fired May 8 after a city examine found her guilty of physical punishment and written abuse. …

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Education Dept. donated duck deemed non-professional for kids to homeless

The duck legs weren’t good adequate for school kids, but they were just excellent for the homeless. City Education Department officials donated duck to the homeless that was presumably infested with steel pieces but eventually suspicion better of the featherbrained arrangement and told distributors on Friday to chuck out any of the remaining fowl, rather than give it to the …

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NYC denies scarcely 9,000 kids with disabilities services they need

The city is illegally denying required services to thousands of students with disabilities — and the lowest kids get cheated the many often, according to advocates and information the Daily News obtained. As of May, 8,854 open school students with disabilities were lacking services such as debate therapy, earthy therapy and counseling, according to total the city Education Department supplied. …

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