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The Great School Debate

May 18, 2009

Gotham Gazette image by YH Huang Has mayoral control of schools saved our classrooms? Or should Bloomberg stay out? GOVERNING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM The looming expiration of the law giving the mayor

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Making Joel Klein Behave

May 18, 2009

GOVERNING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM The looming expiration of the law giving the mayor control of the New York

Last Updated (Wednesday, March 21, 2012 09:12 AM)

 

The Limits of Democracy

May 18, 2009

GOVERNING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM The looming expiration of the law giving the mayor control of the New York

Last Updated (Thursday, March 22, 2012 09:51 AM)

 

Beyond Governance -- Creating a Constitution for City Schools

May 18, 2009

State Education Department Chancellor Merryl Tisch has added her voice to that of prominent education historian Diane Ravitch in challenging whether mayoral control of New York City schools has accounted

Last Updated (Thursday, March 15, 2012 01:43 PM)

 

Moving Around Downtown

Apr 29, 2009

The Lower Manhattan Development Corporation's blueprint for rebuilding lower Manhattan strongly emphasizes transportation. In fact, the corporation says that construction on much of the World Trade Center site cannot begin

Last Updated (Wednesday, March 21, 2012 09:51 AM)

 

Cutting Back on Democracy

Mar 16, 2009

Image by Gotham Gazette We New Yorkers have dueling psyches. We're worried about the state of the economy, but we are also hopeful about the future and excited about the role

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The Department of Education's Power Grip

Jan 30, 2009

GOVERNING THE SCHOOL SYSTEM The looming expiration of the law giving the mayor control of the New York

Last Updated (Thursday, March 22, 2012 09:59 AM)

 

The Obama Stimulus: An $825 Billion First Step

Jan 22, 2009

For More on Helping New York's Economy Paying Attention to Cities By Jonathan Bowles After years of federal policies neglecting urban areas, Barack Obama has sent some encouraging

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Infrastructure Investments that Make Sense

Jan 20, 2009

For More on Helping New York's Economy Paying Attention to Cities By Jonathan Bowles After years of federal policies neglecting urban

Last Updated (Wednesday, March 21, 2012 08:45 AM)