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NYS Commissioner Establishes Teacher Advisory Council

John B. King, Jr November 19, 2012 Around Town by Neal Tepel State Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. announced the creation of the Commissioner’s Teacher Advisory Council.  The Council, formed in collaboration with New York State United Teachers (NYSUT), will meet periodically to discuss on-going education issues, in particular, the progress of the New…

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Larry Cary Elected Head of Brooklyn Tech Alumni Group

November 19, 2012 By Stephanie West Larry Cary, a Manhattan lawyer, was recently elected president of the Brooklyn Tech Alumni Foundation, the nation’s premier alumni fundraising group for a public high school. The Foundation expects to soon complete its goal of raising $21 million to support academic excellence at Brooklyn Technical High School in Brooklyn,…

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Displaced NYC Students Helped

Displaced NYC Students Helped November 15, 2012 Around Town by Neal Tepel City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn and United Federation of Teachers (UFT) President Michael Mulgrew have launched a fundraising drive, with a goal of $1.5 million, to provide 30,000 displaced New York City students with backpacks filled with school supplies and books. The…

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