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Sophia Chang is a reporter on the NYC Accountability desk covering government policy, social structures and other issues that enable and complicate city life.

Sophia Chang

Faculty say the sorry state of CUNY buildings deters prospective students. Enrollment has dropped by 30,000 in four years.


The new framework approved by the state's Board of Regents follows allegations of inadequate basic instruction at some yeshivas in Brooklyn and the Hudson Valley.


The proposal follows allegations that more than two-dozen city yeshivas did not meet the state's threshold.


It’s the first day of school in the nation’s largest school district – and students are returning to loosened COVID-19 rules.


Here’s what families should know about the changes in COVID-19 protocols during the third school year under the pandemic.


The new students, who arrived with some 6,000 asylum-seekers in recent months, will receive specialized aid, the schools chancellor said.


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