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The author, Billy Easton (Times Union)
The future of public education looks frightening under Governor Cuomo.
The Governor has completely abandoned his obligation to adequately fund public schools—and this weekend, he will
Mayor Bill de Blasio and schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña (@NYCTransition)
Two weeks ago, Chancellor Fariña introduced a major education policy change. Students in grades 3-8 will be assessed for promotion by "the
Mayor de Blasio reads to a pre-k class (nyc.gov)
An analysis of the new State charter school siting law demonstrates that the City has the ability to decide, as a regular
To be fair, as much as pundits and talking heads like to focus on an elected official's "first 100 days" in office, 100 days is not a very long time.
An early springtime sun was shining down on Seward Park as Mayor de Blasio introduced Mitchell Silver as New York City's next parks commissioner last month on the Lower East
Council Member Helen Rosenthal (William Alitriste)
I have always been fascinated by quantifying public policy and the very practical details of implementation. Diving into the details, one can learn if public
Council Member Dan Garodnick (D-Manhattan)
There was a lot of talk last year about the urgent need to rejuvenate East Midtown.
Mayor Bloomberg offered a serious, but incomplete, rezoning proposal. Too many
President Obama and Education Secretary Duncan Visit P-Tech HS (Getty)
The recent Community Service Society announcement of high graduation rates in career and technical education (CTE) high schools provides further evidence
In 2010, the author, James Lister (left), was arrested protesting cuts to the 30% rent cap he discusses below
I am writing to tell you how it really is for one of
Council Member Mark Weprin
Amazingly, Carmen Fariña is the first schools chancellor since Rudy Crew in 1995 who does not require a waiver from the state for lack of educational credentials