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N.Y.C. Eyes 50 New Middle Schools

By The Associated Press — September 27, 2011 1 min read
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New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott has announced plans to open 50 new middle schools and phase out others that are failing over the next two years as part of a campaign to improve public education throughout the city. Mr. Walcott said he would apply for up to $30 million in federal school turnaround funds to revamp other middle schools.

A version of this article appeared in the September 28, 2011 edition of Education Week as N.Y.C. Eyes 50 New Middle Schools

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