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California charter school war resumes again

In summary California’s perpetual dispute over charter schools resumed this year, resulting in a temporary truce. When Gavin Newsom took over from Jerry Brown as governor of California two years ago, it reignited the Capitol Hill’s long-standing dispute over charter schools, which receive public funds but operate independently of traditional …

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Temperatures soar to highs of 80 at Bronx Public School

New York City schoolchildren are sweating another sweltering summer in classrooms without air conditioning. “It’s brutal every year,” said Shawanda Weems, an English professor at PS / MS 15 in the University Heights section of the Bronx, who recorded indoor temperatures hitting 88 degrees this week. “Last week a 5-year-old …

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