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City Limits Report:

A report published in City Limits magazine by Bronx Ink reporters examines why a toxic contamination inside a Bronx School went undetected possibly for years, endangering the lives of the staff and students. The school, P.S. 51 in the Bronx, was shut down last summer because of the contamination. Since then, students, staff and parents […]

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Glee

P.S. 48 wins $50,000 from national “Glee” contest

Hunts Point’s P.S. 48 saved its music program from the budget axe by winning one of three national Glee Give a Note grand prizes.

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Where are all the Bronx kids in the Bronx High School of Science?

The elite high school in Bedford Park once drew more than 90 percent of its students from the borough. Today only 14 percent come from the Bronx.

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Taking Advil to schools

As schools nationwide watch budgets dwindle, for-profit companies have stepped in. However, critics see gifts from these companies not as goodwill, but as a way of marketing to children.

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Prepping for the city’s elite high schools

M.S. 80 set to become the Bronx pilot site for free tutoring to prepare more low-income students for the city’s elite high schools.

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“The Poetry Man” filmmaker gives back

Throgs Neck high school teacher realized that poetry, and later, film had saved him from the poverty, drugs and violence that engulfed him growing up.

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Occupy Wall Street protesters find a cause in protecting education jobs

Local education workers forged an unexpected alliance with the Occupy Wall Street protesters Tuesday.

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Emotional pleas aside, panel votes to close Bronx Academy

Chancellor Dennis Walcott said the transfer school “has not done the job”

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