August 18, 2017

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New York’s Folly: A Lack of Vision at the City’s Dept. of Education | Editorial

As students around the country return to school, those in New York City are facing a future without certified school librarians, as the NYC Department of Education (DOE) has asked to be excused from a decades-old state mandate on minimum staffing requirements.

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Many Return to School in a Landscape Altered by Hurricane Sandy

Though schools in New York and New Jersey have re-opened this week, many buildings are too damaged to receive students. Lack of power, heat, flooding are all issues that schools are facing.