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Sen. Barack Obama spoke with Mayor Bloomberg on Sept. 11 at the World Trade Center site. Obama’s campaign said Thursday he would support a bill to provide health care for anyone suffering health problems because of 9/11, but the mayor has withdrawn his support for the measure.
City offers some guarantees at 2 future middle schools
Downtown’s two new schools will have a traditional pre-K-8 model, with elementary students guaranteed a seat all the way through middle school, the Department of Education said this week.
Doubt cast on overcrowding plans
The city took one school overcrowding solution off the table this week and raised serious doubts about another: The incubator space at 26 Broadway is out, and space at the Cove Club looks unlikely.
Teen fights break out on block with high schools
A fight that broke out on the corner of 6th Ave. and Broome St. at the perimeter of Unity Center for Urban Technologies in The Door drop-in center was just the first of several Wednesday on the block, which also includes other high schools.
Parents push for private high school Downtown
By HEATHER MURRAY
Imagine an independent, co-ed high school that thinks outside of the typical classroom box. A high school that partners with The New School, local museums and other cultural institutions to provide its students with additional learning and mentoring opportunities that make the entire city their classroom.
New steps to prevent smoking and drinking at Deutsche
The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation is still waiting for the results of the Fire Department’s investigation into the cigarettes and beer cans found at the former Deutsche Bank building last month, but the L.M.D.C. has taken several safety measures in the meantime.
Stone oyster fest
City expands affordable housing area in North Tribeca plan