New York State

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New York is a state in the north-east of the United States. It borders the Canadian provinces of Ontario to the north and west and Quebec to the north, by Connecticut, Massachusetts, Vermont and Rhode Island to the east, and New Jersey and Pennsylvania to the south.

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The state of New York

The population of New York state is 19.3 million as of 2010. The state capital is Albany and its largest city is New York City. New York is known as the Empire State.

Education in New York

The New York City Department of Education is the largest school district in the United States, with over 1 million students taught in more than 1,200 separate schools. For an overview of education in New York state, see:

Virtual schools in New York

There is no statewide virtual school in New York, but a framework is currently being discussed. For more information, see:


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