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Nearly Half the Teachers and Staff Are Leaving Six of New York City’s Struggling Schools

Nearly half of the teachers and staff are leaving six of New York City’s most troubled schools — a significant shake-up at a few of the schools the de Blasio administration is on a tight timeline to improve.

The teachers, counselors, and other staffers at those schools were required to re-interview for their positions this spring as part of an agreement between state education officials, the city, and unions.


The staffing changes leave those schools with a major challenge: hiring teachers to fill the newly open positions by the start of the school year