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Schools chancellor unveils plans for ‘Parent University’

October 10 | Meaghan McGoldrick

Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza wants to teach parents a lesson. At an Oct. 3 town hall in School District 19, the head of the city’s Department of Education revealed that school officials are looking to implement a “Parent University” program to help keep parents up to speed with what their kids are learning. “I’m gonna […]

Welcome to Cypress Hills Cemetery, a fine place for a fall stroll. Eagle photo by Lore Croghan

Take a stroll around Cypress Hills Cemetery

October 9 | Lore Croghan

Eye on Real Estate: Halloween is coming. What a perfect time for a walk in a Brooklyn graveyard. Why not visit the place where American icon Jackie Robinson was laid to rest? Robinson, who broke the race barrier in Major League Baseball in the 1940s when he played for the Brooklyn Dodgers, is buried at […]

Fighting facial recognition tech, new bill would mandate keys

October 8 | Kelly Mena

A new City Council bill set to be introduced next week would require that landlords at all residential buildings provide physical keys to their tenants, combating recent use of facial recognition technology at low-income housing developments across the city. City Council member Brad Lander, a member of the Committee on Technology, is sponsoring the KEYS […]

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