February 2013

Published: February 22, 2013

Publication: The Village Voice

By Jason Lewis

So, remember how in December we concluded that there’s nothing that a public school can do to successfully fight off co-locations with other schools?

Well, Brownsville Academy High School

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Published: February 13, 2013

Publication Daily News

By Ben Chapman, Corrine Lestch

The plaintiffs argue that sharing space with a charter will jeopardize its formula for success: smaller classes that provide students with more attention

Tyrone Francisco (far right, wearing glasses) is one of more than 60 students from Brownsville Academy High School who will be plaintiffs in a suit to block the city from allowing a charter school to share space in the school's building. The suit is expected to be filed in federal court on Wednesday.

Tyrone Francisco (far right, wearing

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Published: February 12, 2013

Publication: Daily News

By Tina Moore

A group of 11 black and Hispanic supervisors filed suit against the city Sanitation Department Tuesday, saying they’ve been denied promotions because of their race and subjected to a discriminatory …

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Published: February 12, 2013

Publication: Silive

By Ken Paulsen

A federal class-action lawsuit will be announced Tuesday alleging the city Sanitation Department possesses a “plantation mentality” that suppresses the promotions of minorities.

The workers say they chose Lincoln’s birthday to …

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Published: February 1, 2013

Publication: WestView News

By Arthur Z. Schwartz

I always knew that I had a special tie to Alan Gerson, and it wasn’t because I sat through some of his Fidel Castro length ramblings at Community Board …

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