All posts tagged "Queens"

  • Kim Su-jin teaches Korean language classes at Queens Library's McGoldrick branch.
    Queens library launches its first Korean language school

    A Queens library launched its first Korean language school Wednesday. Kim Su-jin, a Korean Education Center in New York teacher, and Fred Gitner, assistant director of the New Americans Program & International Relations at Queens Library, are...

    • Posted October 10, 2014
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    Queens school with Asian-only kindergarten class reassigns students

    P.S. 159, the Queens elementary school accused of segregating its kindergarten class by race by parents, reassigned students to classrooms after administering an ESL test Thursday. In a meeting Thursday, Paul Didio, the school’s principal, announced the...

    • Posted September 12, 2014
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  • Lee Jong-hoon, 50, killed his family and himself and set his Queens apartment on fire Tuesday.
    Queens man who killed family and self left money for funeral, NYPD says

    The Queens man who killed his family and set fire to their apartment before taking his own life Tuesday left money for the family’s funeral, a New York Police Department source told The Korea Times. Cash was...

    • Posted September 11, 2014
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  • The New York Police Department reveals details of the case outside the Flushing apartment Tuesday. (Jo Jin-woo/The Korea Times)
    Queens man kills family and self, sets apartment on fire

    A Queens man killed his wife and son before setting their apartment on fire and slashing his own throat Tuesday, the New York Police Department said. The fire broke out around 4:50 a.m. Tuesday at a Flushing...

    • Posted September 10, 2014
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  • Parents wait for their kindergartners at P.S. 159 in Queens.
    Queens kindergarten accused of dividing classes by race

    By Ham Ji-ha, Tae Hong Did a public school in Queens, N.Y., divide its kindergarten classes based on race? It’s the accusation being thrown at P.S. 159 by parents, who are demanding to know why one kindergarten...

    • Posted September 9, 2014
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  • Queens tutoring school employees arrested on charges of child assault

    Employees of a Queens tutoring school recently investigated for alleged assault on children were arrested Wednesday, police said. Crown Academy, a tutoring school in the Little Neck neighborhood, doubles as a homestay program for elementary and middle...

    • Posted August 8, 2014
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    Queens tutoring school under investigation for child abuse

    A tutoring school, or hagwon, in Queens is under fire for the alleged abuse of its students. New York City’s Administration for Child Services launched an investigation into the case Monday. Local police are also known to...

    • Posted August 6, 2014
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