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Dr. Robert W. Deutsch, physicist and philanthropist, dies  Baltimore Sun

Dr. Robert W. Deutsch, a retired nuclear physicist and successful business owner whose charitable foundation now works to assist artists, makers and ...



DOE to shake up Flushing High School  Queens Chronicle

All staff members of Flushing High School — from teachers to guidance counselors — will be required to reapply for their jobs next spring as the city continues to ...



Entire Flushing High School staff must re-apply for their jobs as city conducts complete overhaul  QNS.com

The city is clearing house at a Flushing school in an effort to “turnaround” conditions at the struggling institution. Flushing High School will be completely ...



These 124 New York City schools are now considered struggling  Chalkbeat New York

State officials released a new list of struggling schools Thursday including 124 in New York City, the first round of designations under a new method of ...



NEW DETAILS: Stabbing in the halls of a Flushing high school linked to 'prior verbal dispute'  QNS.com

Updated April 4, 6:15 p.m.. The three teenagers charged with allegedly stabbing a 16-year-old classmate at a Flushing high school on Tuesday morning got into ...



Flushing activist Don Capalbi dead at 73  Queens Chronicle

Flushing civic leader Don Capalbi died in hospice care on Sunday. He was 73 years old.His passing was announced by Rep. Grace Meng (D-Flushing), ...



Richmond Hill HS is 'standing' tall  Queens Chronicle

For the first time in six years, Richmond Hill High School appeared this month on the state Education Department's list of schools in good standing.It was a big ...



John Bowne principal moved from his post  Queens Chronicle

Howard Kwait is finally out at John Bowne High School in Flushing.Discrimination and sexual harassment lawsuits leveled against the former principal had led ...



N.Y. meth arrest didn’t keep DeKalb from hiring teacher  Atlanta Journal Constitution

After DeKalb County School District officials promised efforts to improve their hiring process, the district hired a teacher this summer who had been arrested in ...



Flushing HS Principal Investigated By DOE  Queens Tribune

BY JAMES FARRELL Staff Writer. The city is investigating the principal of Flushing High School following allegations that he instructed teachers to teach algebra ...



Over 200 teachers at two struggling NYC high schools forced to reapply to jobs  New York Daily News

More than 200 teachers at two long-struggling city high schools are being forced to reapply for their jobs in *fresh* bids to turn the schools around, city schools ...



New York Giants' and alum Jay Bromley delivers a speech to Flushing high school graduates  QNS.com

Jay Bromley, New York Giants defensive lineman, was a guest speaker at a Flushing High School pre-graduation awards ceremony this afternoon. Bromley, a ...



Principal pulls school paper that critiques teachers' performance  New York Post

The principal of Flushing HS is giving these student journalists a lesson in censorship. Tyee Chin has refused to publish the third issue of the fledgling...



The entire staffs at two troubled New York City high schools must reapply for their jobs  Chalkbeat New York

In a bid to jumpstart stalled turnaround efforts, the entire staffs at two troubled high schools will have to reapply for their jobs — an aggressive intervention that in ...



Here's the 'negative' student newspaper this principal censored  New York Post

The principal of Flushing HS has refused to publish the student newspaper, citing an article quoting a sophomore who felt he lacked good teachers. Calling the...



The Balfour Scholars Program is designed to teach rising high school seniors to become stronger scholars, manage finances, choose an academic major, and evaluate career options to best suit their interests and abilities  Bronx Times

All four juniors were accepted into the Balfour Scholars Program, a free program for designed to help cultivate student academic and career development.



After 2 Years, Progress Is Hard to See in Some Struggling City Schools  The New York Times

With a deadline next year in Mayor Bill de Blasio's $400 million initiative to turn around New York's troubled schools, much is on the line.



Principal accused of sexual harassment by 4 women reassigned  New York Post

The city has removed a Queens principal who has cost taxpayers $830000 in lawsuit settlements — including payments to four women who accused him of lewd ...



More Than Half of Renewal High Schools Fall Short on Graduation Rates  The New York Times

More than half of the high schools that the de Blasio administration has targeted for rapid improvement have fallen short of their goals for raising their graduation ...



Flushing HS has receivership hearing  Queens Chronicle

Flushing High School had a hearing for public input on improving the school so it can avoid receivership on Tuesday, withstakeholders discussing what about ...



Queens State Senator Jose Peralta dead at 47; colleagues mourn passing of 'enormous figure' in borough  QNS.com

BY ZACHARY GEWELB AND ROBERT POZARYCKI. Jose Peralta, who had represented northwest Queens in the Assembly and State Senate over the last 16 ...



Flushing HS principal hired with bad history gets the boot  New York Post

James Brown has gotten the boot after a year as principal of Flushing HS. The Post reported last September that the city Department of Education hired Brown...



New York Giants DT, Syracuse alum Jay Bromley signs with Saints  Elite Sports NY

A Queens native, Jay Bromley, goes from the Big Apple (New York Giants) to the Big Easy (New Orleans Saints) after a successful weekend tryout with the Sean ...



Downtown Flushing: Where Asian Cultures Thrive  New York Times

Downtown Flushing is known for its restaurants, bakeries and Asian specialty stores, along with its easy transportation into Manhattan.



17 struggling New York City schools improved enough to avoid extra state oversight. But they aren't out of the woods yet  Chalkbeat New York

A group of New York City schools that faced the possibility of sanctions from the state passed a key milestone after they made gains on standardized tests and ...



Most Queens Renewal Schools survive  Queens Chronicle

All but two Queens Renewal Schools will remain open after student test scores, attendance and other factors improved over a three-year period, though some ...



DOE official was informed of effort to graduate failing students  New York Post

A smoking-gun email obtained by The Post shows that a top city Department of Education official was informed about shady efforts to graduate 150 failing...



Queens high school principal Carl Hudson Jr. arrested for possession of methamphetamine  New York Daily News

A QUEENS high school principal was nabbed just a block away from his school when cops found a baggie of methamphetamine in his car during a traffic stop, ...



New Voices bill would get more high school journalists out from under principals' thumbs  USA TODAY College

Corrections and clarifications: An earlier version of this story misidentified the name and role of the teacher shown in the Tesserae yearbook photo posted to ...



NYC makes tainted James Brown high school principal  New York Post

City Hall often complains — rightly — that it's hard to get rid of the bad apples in the city's schools. All the more reason to wonder why it hired acting Flushing HS ...



Taekwondo program may bring back fighting spirit to Flushing High School - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Regina Im wants to bring some fighting spirit back to struggling Flushing High School. Im, who graduated from the school in 1998, has received a grant that will ...



Two Republicans from Little Neck & Whitestone launch bids for Avella's Queens state Senate seat  QNS.com

Two candidates are seeking to unseat state Senator Tony Avella as a representative of areas including Bayside, Flushing, Whitestone, Douglaston and College ...



New York says goodbye to State Sen. Jose Peralta  Amsterdam News

Funeral services were held this week for the late State Sen. Jose Peralta. The 47-year-old politician, who represented the State Senate's 13th District in Queens, ...



Discrimination lawsuit filed by Queens high school teacher, 72, will proceed: 92-year-old judge  New York Daily News

She couldn't have gotten a better judge if she tried. A 72-year-old Queens high school teacher's age discrimination lawsuit against the Department of Education ...



City to put new schools in several struggling Queens high school buildings - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Space at several Queens high schools could soon be at a premium. The influential city Panel for Educational Policy gave the green light on Wednesday to a city ...



Magazine Gives Queens Schools High Rankings  Queens Tribune

Two Queens high schools placed high in the U.S. News & World Report's yearly national rankings.



After a long battle, Townsend Harris HS in Flushing finally gets a new principal  QNS.com

After months of tumult, allegations and protests, a change in leadership is coming to Townsend Harris High School. Sighs of relief and cheers erupted from the ...



Educating Queens: High Schools and Colleges  Queens Tribune

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Flushing Night Out Coming To Quaker Meeting House  Queens Tribune

BY JAMES FARRELL Staff Writer. For the third time, a historic spot in Flushing will play host to an outdoor night market. On Aug. 18 and 19, the Greater Flushing ...



Flushing HS principal arrested for drugs  Queens Chronicle

Carl Hudson Jr., the principal of Flushing High School, may not have a job to return to in September, and it may not be because of Mayor Bloomberg's high ...



How many bullying complaints were reported at your New York City high school this year?  Chalkbeat New York

Over 4,200 bullying complaints were reported across the city's schools in the first half of this school year, with close to half of them substantiated after officials ...



Order Shake-Up At Renewal Schools In Queens and Bronx  The Chief-Leader

Staff members at two struggling high schools that are part of the Department of Education's “Renewal” schools program, including one school where the ...



Department of Education protects serial harassers: critics  New York Post

When Maria Catenacci finally left John Bowne HS after the city did nothing about her sex-harassment complaints, she claims principal Howard Kwait abused her ...



Flushing Philanthropist Kupferberg Dies At 97  Queens Tribune

BY JAMES FARRELL Staff Writer. Throughout his life, Flushing-born philanthropist Max Kupferberg gave his hometown everything he had, donating to a vast ...



Three high schools' performance probed  Queens Chronicle

Only a few months after a court ruling gave a last-minute reprieve to seven Queens high schools, the city Department of Education is eyeing three schools ...



Flushing-born philanthropist and business owner Max Kupferberg passes away at 97  QNS.com

Max Kupferberg, co-founder of the Flushing-based manufacturing company Kepco Inc. and a prominent figure in his home town and borough, died on Jan. 4.



Townsend Harris' Permanent Principal Selected  Queens Tribune

Following a yearlong fight to remove its interim-acting principal, Rosemarie Jahoda, Townsend Harris High School students and faculty celebrated last week.



Andrew King Represents Queens at West Point  Queens Tribune

BY ALBERT ROMAN. Queens Village native Andrew King earned three varsity football letters, was twice selected as team captain, received two all-city and ...



Behind city's latest credit-recovery controversy is a complicated history  Chalkbeat Indiana

Low-performing high schools, now under threat of being taken over by outside groups, are still under pressure to increase their four-year graduation rates.



Failing eyesight doesn't stop LIer's window fun  Newsday

For 62 Christmases running, Waldtraut Rome had treated her neighbors to the nearest thing East Meadow has to a Macy's holiday window. Rome's paintings on ...



Flushing residents complain about lack of parking in dense shopping areas - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

With dozens of stores offering everything from *fresh* fish and produce to clothing, electronics and jewelry, downtown Flushing is a shopper's paradise. But the ...



Local leaders unhappy with city plan to close 8 Queens high schools  New York Daily News

Local leaders and parents are spitting mad over the city's plan to close eight Queens high schools at the end of the school year. The city put out proposals this ...



Pushing for Change, Bronx Principal Is Undone by Investigation  The New York Times

As a deputy schools chancellor under Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg, Santiago Taveras oversaw efforts to close many of New York City's large and troubled ...



Here are the 62 New York City schools that could be taken over by outside groups  Chalkbeat Colorado

Most, but not all, of the schools are a part of the city's own high-profile turnaround initiative.



THHS reporters meet principal candidates  Queens Chronicle

Many are angry at the Department of Education's secrecy surrounding the permanent principal hiring process at Flushing's Townsend Harris High School.



‘Transfer’ schools offer at-risk students a chance to graduate  New York Daily News

For some Queens high school graduates this year, the commencement ceremony represents achieving the previously impossible. But the special schools that ...



Here's the proof a NYC high school diploma is worthless  New York Post

State officials uncovered astonishing evidence that city high school diplomas are worthless — a Manhattan classroom of 11th-graders reading “The Three...



These 25 New York City schools could face closure or state takeover this year — but most probably won't  Chalkbeat New York

The state is expected to reveal this month whether 25 low-performing New York City schools will be taken over or even forced to close. But if history is any guide, ...



State Education Department eyes closure of Newtown High School  New York Daily News

Alumni and community members vowed on Wednesday to fight the possible closure of Newtown High School in Elmhurst - one of 10 Queens high schools the ...



Queens native Jay Bromley ready to take on a bigger role with Giants defense  New York Daily News

The Giants have big shoes to fill at DT with the departure of Jonathan Hankins, but there is one guy who is starting to stand out.



Corning-Painted Post teacher helps student journalists fight for First Amendment rights  Press & Sun-Bulletin

Mike Simons would be the first to tell you his advocacy for First Amendment rights isn't being led by him — it's being led by his students at Corning-Painted Post ...



50 Years Ago, a Computer Pioneer Got a New York Subway Race Rolling  The New York Times

Peter Samson's interest in trains, computers and New York City set off a periodic quest for an even faster circumnavigation of the subway system.



New names selected for schools expected to close, reopen in the fall Banana Kelly, Lehman High will be shelved  New York Daily News

Goodbye, Flushing High School. Hello, Rupert B. Thomas Academy at the Flushing Campus. The city is steamrolling forward with plans to close then reopen 24 ...



Barbara Lieberman Sherwood  Davis Enterprise

April 3, 1941 — Jan. 25, 2018. Barbara Lieberman Sherwood passed away in the early morning of Jan. 25, 2018, after a yearlong bout with cancer. She was 76 ...



More Major-League Players With New York Roots  New York Times

In response to a previous column, many readers sent in the names of favorite Major League Baseball players with a New York connection.



Trump's EPA Is Risking the Health of American Children  New York Magazine

Trump's environmental policies are putting the health of American children at risk, including overturning the proposed ban on chlorpyrifos, rolling back ...



106 city schools in danger of closing due to poor performance - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Up to more schools in the city could be closed for poor performance after the state released a revamped target list of struggling schools.



Cops in Elmhurst find laundry bags full of marijuana after pulling over a car for a violation  QNS.com

A routine traffic stop in Elmhurst this week turned into a major drug bust that ended with two New Jersey men behind bars. Members of the 110th Precinct ...



Ex-homecoming queen to self: 'It's all good'  Newsday

Editor's Note: Newsday.com is catching up with former Long Island homecoming kings and queens to reflect on being named royalty and see what they're up to ...



Queens' Townsend Harris High School boasts borough's highest percentage of graduating students - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

'This is the best public school in New York City.'CAPS OFF to Queens students.



Long Island hires and promotions: Division Avenue HS  Newsday

EDUCATION Division Avenue High School in Levittown has appointed two new assistant principals. Terence Rusch of Bayside, Queens, was a special ...



Division Avenue High School Hires Two New Assistant Principals  Patch.com

Levittown, NY - They come to the district with a wealth of experience in education.



Queens teacher says school punished him for whistleblowing  New York Post

A Queens gym teacher who blew the whistle on a ​dirty fitness room has been bounced to the rubber room. Peter Maliarakis, a P.E. teacher at William Cullen...



Dr. Paul Bertrand, German immigrant and neurologist, dies at 75  Chicago Tribune

Dr. Paul Bertrand came to America from postwar Germany as a teenager and became a noted neurologist and lecturer. He eventually settled in the Chicago ...



Despite major city investment, struggling 'Renewal' schools shed another 6300 students  Chalkbeat New York

The struggling schools in New York City's “Renewal” improvement program serve nearly 6,300 fewer students today than when the program started, a sign that ...



Giants' pick Bromley found success, hope after dark past  New York Post

He acknowledges it is probably a defense mechanism, but that's OK because, “It helps me cope with what I need to do.” What Jay Bromley needs to do, more ...



De Blasio's questionable school consultants cost taxpayers millions  New York Post

A retired principal who lied to corruption investigators, the co-author of a book written by Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña and a nonprofit headed by an...



Giants defensive tackle Jay Bromley accused of trying to rape woman he met on Instagram at swanky Midtown hote  New York Daily News

Bromley, 23, met the woman online and asked her to meet him at the Hyatt Herald Square Hotel about 6:15 a.m., police sources said.



Adis Medunjanin and Zarein Ahmedzay Held in Qaeda-Related Case  New York Times

Adis Medunjanin and Zarein Ahmedzay, who were classmates in Queens with Najibullah Zazi, had begun to hope that the investigation had been closed, ...



Back to school means back to overcrowded classrooms: 'It's like on the subway at rush hour' - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

Lunch at 9 A.M., sharing books and sitting on the floor, is the norm for some of the 225000 students stuffed into overcrowded classrooms around the city.



Around Town for Aug. 12-18  The New York Times

A listing of discussions, film screenings, cultural activities and walking tours in New York City. Information on events for possible inclusion in Spare Times should ...



These 94 schools are set to receive extra funding and learning time  Chalkbeat New York

Ninety-four low-performing schools are about to get a lot more attention from the city, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today. Called "Renewal Schools," they will ...



Najibullah Zazi Pleads Guilty in Plot to Bomb Subway  New York Times

The Afghan immigrant at the center of what the authorities described as one of the most serious threats to the United States since 9/11 pleaded guilty Monday to ...



Schools in Reach Program Report That More Pass A.P. Tests  New York Times

A program that rewards students at 31 New York City schools for passing scores on Advanced Placement exams has reported higher pass rates.



Giants give back by hosting youth football camps  Giants.com


. Long before they suited up in front of 80,000 fans at MetLife Stadium, Giants' players were just kids, learning the game they love and having fun.



Homecoming queen-turned-cop cheers on daughter  Newsday

The Commack High School homecoming court nominees walked across the football field in pairs last Saturday, flanked by the kickline team shaking shimmering ...



How fallen teammate's motto is guiding Army star to NFL  New York Post

Scared money don't make no money.” — Brandon Jackson When Andrew King gets hesitant, he thinks back to that quote. When he doubts his path, he...



NY Giants rookie Jay Bromley, third round pick from Syracuse, competing for time on stacked defensive line  New York Daily News

When Jay Bromley arrived at Syracuse four years ago his coaches didn't have great expectations. He was an under-recruited player out of Flushing High School ...



Syracuse school, 19 others in the state, get one year to turn around before being taken over  Syracuse.com

Syracuse has 18 schools that could be taken over by a "turnaround expert" in the next two years.



Subway bomb plotter Najibullah Zazi takes stand in trial of Adis Medunjanin  New York Daily News

Confessed terror wanna-be Najibullah Zazi testified Tuesday about an oath he and two high-school pals made in a mosque parking lot in 2008.



Taking Down Terrorists in Court  The New Yorker

Zainab Ahmad has prosecuted thirteen international terrorist suspects for the American government. She hasn't lost yet.



LI homecoming kings and queens: Where are they now?  Newsday

They attained royalty in high school as homecoming kings and queens. But did you ever wonder where they are now? Let's follow up with some of the past kings ...



New York City to Add Student Tests, to Evaluate Teachers  New York Times

New York City education officials are developing more than a dozen new standardized tests, but in a sign of the times, their main purpose will be to grade ...



Teen With Box Cutter, Fake Uzi Arrested on Weapons Charges  NBC New York

A Queens high school student who stashed a fake Uzi in his bag along with a real box-cutter has been charged with weapons possession by the NYPD.



Feds: Former NYC School Teacher Arrested On Charges Of Possessing Child Pornography  CBS Local

BELLMORE, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — A former teacher and school bus driver has been arrested on charges of possessing child pornography after Homeland ...



Lawrence E. Walsh, Prosecutor in Iran-Contra Scandal, Dies at 102  New York Times

As an independent counsel, Mr. Walsh exposed the lawbreaking in the administration of President Ronald Reagan that gave rise to the Iran-contra scandal.



Army's 8 Mount Vernon recruiters pitch career opportunities  The Journal News | LoHud.com

The U.S. Army Recruiting Office is a fixture on Gramatan Avenue in Mount Vernon. Inside the unassuming storefront, people weigh life-changing decisions.



Arthur A. Hartman, U.S. Ambassador to Soviet Union, Dies at 89  New York Times

Mr. Hartman, who was appointed envoy to the Soviet Union by Ronald Reagan, filled a dozen or so economic and diplomatic Foreign *Service* posts over four ...



Michigan teen Brandon Spangler shot dead during paintball outing in Indiana - NY Daily News  New York Daily News

A 17-year-old boy visiting his dad in Indiana was shot and killed during a family paintball outing by a farmer who mistook him for a coyote, authorities said.



Whitestone Is Right Connection for Many  Wall Street Journal

With its East River waterfront and mix of one- and two-family Tudors, Capes and Colonials, Whitestone, Queens, is appealing to many first-time home buyers ...



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