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The schools chancellor said he had “no interest in serving as a chancellor in a system where you don’t really have the authority to make real decisions.”

The reversal comes after city officials have struggled to provide a clear rationale for the menu cuts.

During an oversight hearing, local lawmakers grilled city officials about why families couldn’t log on for remote learning during a snowstorm on Feb. 13.

Thanks to a budget cut from Mayor Eric Adams, middle school students will face significantly reduced hours — including no programming on Fridays.

Parents and educators were frustrated by the morning’s tech problems, preventing teachers from conducting remote instruction, as promised.

As one Manhattan elementary school moves away from Lucy Calkins’ popular reading curriculum, they’re leaning on a private school neighbor for phonics training.

Officials acknowledged their efforts represent a drop in the bucket, but pledged a bigger effort to educate kids with disabilities closer to home.

Some observers remain skeptical about whether recent public hearings will sway negotiations over mayoral control in NYC.

Caregivers reported that their schools brushed off concerns about their child’s reading challenges and they were unsure how to get the help they needed.

The move will restore millions in funding to the city’s Education Department, though it represents a fraction of the nearly $550 million cut last year.

The change comes just weeks after Comptroller Brad Lander warned the city’s school funding formula would deny millions from schools serving homeless students.

The Bronx hearing was the first of five to be held through January.

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The city’s decision to base funding allocations on last year’s homeless student data would exclude about 21,000 newcomers, Lander said.

Parent-teacher conferences remain virtual in NYC. Some love it, some hate it. Overall, fewer are joining.

The city’s population of homeless students was astronomical even before the recent influx, exceeding 100,000 for each of the past eight years.

Parents and advocates say traditional open houses may fill up quickly or gloss over special education.