Day: October 20, 2011

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Parents, Teachers Protest Threatened Closing of PS 256

PTA Prez: DOE Set up 256 to Fail– About a hundred angry parents, educators and students from PS 256 rallied outside their school this week in fear and resentment that the city’s Department of Education (DOE) is considering closing the school. The DOE recently placed the school, located at 114 Kosciuszko Street, on its 20-low […]readmore

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VEW FROM HERE: From Wall Street To Marcy Avenue

The issues of home foreclosures and homes in jeopardy as well as the co-location of charter schools into “underused” public school buildings, are both rooted in the business models of hedge funds earning hundreds of millions, even billions of dollars a year. The bundling, leveraging and profit-taking from a base of home mortgages, has sucked […]readmore