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The new year brings new financial challenges for many New Yorkers amid pandemic uncertainty. Join our next online Open Newsroom session on Monday, Dec. 20, for a discussion of the Child Tax Credit, how to get it — and how key government spending decisions affect people’s lives.
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City’s “Lost in Translation” report finds many firms break promises to conduct calls and send materials in languages other than English.
Our year-long project with Brooklyn Public Library to explore how to make local news more collaborative returns with new meet-ups in August.
THE CITY and the Brooklyn Public Library are teaming for a year of community meetings to explore how to make local news and info more collaborative.
Some 4.4 percent of New York City students refused to take at least one of the state tests in the 2017-18 school year. Find your school’s opt-out rate using Chalkbeat’s interactive.
Advocates’ analysis reveals the landlords racking up the most evictions in the 20 zip codes where city-paid attorneys represent low-income residents.
The owner of Affirmation Arts hopes to dodge the wrecking ball and keep his cultural complex alive by giving it away as a present to New Yorkers.
Good government groups also asked the Conflicts of Interest Board to declare whether Mayor de Blasio violated rules in wake of THE CITY’s reporting.
Some 125 mothers living on tight budgets will get $333 per month to spend without restrictions to gauge boosted income’s impact on child development.
The closed school’s leaders ghosted students, teachers and even their credit card processing company – whom they owe $100,000, a lawsuit charges.
The issue affects programs funded through the Administration for Children’s Services, the city’s largest Head Start grantee, serving 11,000 kids.
New York City charter school rent payments are to set to climb to $80 million. That’s up from $52 million last year — and marks a 54 percent increase. The public funds will cover the leases of 90 charter schools that operate in private spaces.
A Brooklyn branch of the charter school also repeatedly suspended the special-needs youth and called child services to push him out, lawsuit claims.
A staff report from the City Charter Commission calls for studying “Ranked Choice Voting” – potentially bringing a wildly new electoral system to NYC.
Overall suspension rates have dropped under Mayor de Blasio. Yet lengthier out-of-school suspensions, disproportionately impact students of color.
The new policy – and related changes – represents a major shift for Eric Gonzalez, who lost his brother to gun violence two decades ago.
Lynne Patton spoke out after THE CITY revealed a repairman allegedly assaulted a woman in a tenant’s apartment where he was supposed to be working.
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