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The Race to the Top and its connection to class size
By Deborah Glick
For years we have been fighting for reduced class size for all students in the New York City schools. We’ve held rallies, demonstrations, wrote letters and had repeated meetings with various members of the Department of Education, including Chancellor Klein himself.

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‘I want you — to help Haiti’
Last Thursday, at New York University’s Skirball Center on Washington Square South, former President Bill Clinton, the United Nations special envoy to Haiti, spoke to the heads of numerous N.G.O.’s (nongovernmental organizations) working in Haiti. His talk was in advance of a major Haiti donors meeting this week. Clinton recently returned from his trip to the earthquake-ravaged Caribbean nation with former President George W. Bush.

L.E.S. bus routes will get ‘restructured,’ and M8, cuts
BY Julie Shapiro
The M22 bus will keep running between Battery Park City and the Lower East Side, thanks to a last-minute reprieve from the Metropolitan Transportation Authority, but Downtown will still see other bus and subway cuts.


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Villager wins 12 awards in NYPA newspaper contest
BY Lincoln Anderson
The Villager won first place for Coverage of the Environment, and a dozen awards in all, in the New York Press Association’s 2009 Better Newspaper Contest. The paper took awards in a wide range of categories, from spot news and sports features, to photography, editorial cartoons and advertising and graphic design.

Ad rep finally gets his due

Timeless Scoopy the cat and Villager ads, a winning combo

10th top cop always had ‘a passion for police work’
BY ALBERT AMATEAU
Deputy Inspector Elisa Cokkinos is no stranger to the 10th Precinct, where she assumed command on Jan. 4. In 1997 she was a sergeant in the precinct, which covers Chelsea and part of Clinton up to 43rd St. west of Eighth Ave.

Starry window to be museum’s crowning glory
BY Bonnie Rosenstock 
When visitors enter the building at 12 Eldridge St. a frequently asked question — in all seriousness and bafflement — is: “What’s a synagogue doing in Chinatown?”

 


Villager Arts & Entertainment

Look ahead with Stephanie Buhmann 
BY STEPHANIE BUHMANN
Noteworthy Exhibitions in April.

Charming tale summons ‘all sorts of emotions’
BY JERRY TALLMER
At coffee shop, playwright & star talk of Paris, play, love, ‘Limonade.’

Three on a Couch
By Scott Stiffler
A triple take on ‘Alice in Slasherland.’

Koch on Film
By Ed Koch

 

 

Gershwin, Mercer, Arlen: Uggams only sings good songs
BY JERRY TALLMER
Cabaret at The Carlyle is latest jewel in a long career.

Support Your Local Cinema!
By Scott stiffler
Upcoming flicks at area movie houses.

Trav S.D. on Downtown Theater
BY TRAV S.D.
March fizzled; April’s all about burlesque! 



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