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  • Walcotts last day with students
  • It's the end of an era in New York City, as Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott makes the rounds on his last day as the leader of the nation's largest public school system while classes are in session Friday.
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  • Higher test scores for some NYC students
  • MayorMichael Bloomberg boasted that New York City school kids have improved in a crucial category; college entrance exams.
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  • Students and teachers prepare for challenges of new school year
  • The backpacks are packed and the schedules are in hand -- it is the first day of school!
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  • New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott visited churches around the city Sunday to speak with famlies about the coming school year.
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  • There's a change in what has been a centerpiece of Mayor Bloomberg's agenda.
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  • Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott talked to Eyewitness News This Morning after bus drivers went on strike
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  • Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott stopped by to discuss the pending bus driver strike
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  • Mayor Michael Bloomberg and schools chancellor Dennis Walcott are traveling the five boroughs, welcome students.
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  • Chancellor Walcott joins Eyewitness News on the first day of school
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  • Marci Gonzalez reports on the first day of classes for New York City public schools
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  • Under the current system for disciplining city teachers, an independent arbiter decides what type of action is taken. However, the mayor complains that all too often these arbiters make bad decisions
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  • New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott is proposing to offer buyouts to hundreds of teachers who don't have permanent jobs.
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  • This year, 33 percent of schools received an A, 32 percent received a B and 24 percent received a C. Just less than 4 percent got an F.
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  • New York City's schools chief says it's part of a campaign to improve middle schools throughout the city.
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  • Diana Williams reports
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  • New York City's incoming schools chancellor calls the tone of debate surrounding teacher layoffs, standardized testing and charter schools "poisonous."
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  • New York state's education commissioner has given Dennis Walcott the go-ahead to head New York City's 1.1 million-pupil school system.
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