Eliza Shapiro

Bio: Eliza Shapiro reports on city politics and education for Capital.

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City rejects school bus bids, awaiting employee protections

City hoping for the legislative reinstatement of Employee Protection Provisions for longtime bus drivers

Apr. 17, 2015

 
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Capital Education: N.Y.U.’s restitution challenge; Charter backfill ambivalence

Capital Education: N.Y.U.’s restitution challenge; Charter backfill ambivalence

Apr. 17, 2015

 
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Independent charters take ambivalent stance on backfill

Refilling vacated seats with students on a waitlist has become a contentious issue

Apr. 16, 2015

 
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Think tank comes to Success Academy’s defense

Manhattan Institute director of education policy lauds charter school network's efforts

Apr. 16, 2015

 
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Capital Education: ‘Opt out’ evaluation impact; Manhattan Institute on Success Academy

Capital Education: ‘Opt out’ evaluation impact; Manhattan Institute on Success Academy

Apr. 16, 2015

 
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Capital Education: Tens of thousands boycott tests; A new Siena Poll on education

Capital Education: Tens of thousands boycott tests; A new Siena Poll on education

Apr. 15, 2015

 
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Six city schools added to state’s ‘out of time’ list

Designation means the schools have failed to substantively improve after three or more years of intensive support 

Apr. 14, 2015

 
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Capital Education: How Albany got a homeland security college; Regents fret over budget

 Capital Education: How Albany got a homeland security college; Regents fret over budget

Apr. 14, 2015

 
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Capital Education: Teachers unions’ ‘opt out’ goals; Buffalo’s mayoral control push

Capital Education: Teachers unions’ ‘opt out’ goals; Buffalo’s mayoral control push

Apr. 13, 2015

 
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Challenging Success Academy, charter group and Council raise ‘backfill’

Bill would require D.E.P. to report on attrition

Apr. 10, 2015