The stolen passports used by two passengers on the Malaysia Airlines flight that went missing last week has cast a troubling spotlight on a major gap.
Lawsuits are being filed this week over Mayor Bill de Blasio’s decision to move charter school students out of public school space.
Mayor Bill de Blasio did a 180 in the battle over a Harlem charter school on Friday and then got “schooled” by the state’s top educator, the chancellor of the state Board of Regents.
Charter schools fired another salvo at Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday as he tried to make hay off a high-profile endorsement of his universal pre-kindergarten plan.
“I’m in! Let’s put New York in the winning column again,” Astorino tweeted Wednesday morning.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo told a massive state Capitol rally for charter schools that he’s committed to making sure they have money and a physical space to thrive.
On a cold March day at the George Washington Bridge it was easy to forget the hot tempers of August 2011. Drivers and PATH train riders were angered by a Port Authority proposal to dramatically hike tolls and fares.
Supporters of Mayor de Blasio’s plan to tax the rich to fund universal pre-K and after-school programs demonstrated outside the Department of Education on Monday, giving a taste of what they plan to do Tuesday in Albany.
More than 90 charters from across the state, including the Success Academy Network of schools run by de Blasio rival Eva Moskowitz, said they will bring 2,500 parents and kids to Albany on Tuesday to seek help protecting charter schools.
Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration has a plan to improve police-community relations. It includes asking officers to address people as “sir” or “ma’am,” be patient and avoid such things as gum chewing and using a cellphone.
Charter school supporters have launced a multimillion-dollar, multipart ad campaign in a bid to pressure de Blasio to soften his posture on charters and to convince state lawmakers to side with them.
Police Commissioner William Bratton defended Mayor Bill de Blasio’s security detail, which is operated by police, saying the officers did “what they’re trained to do.”
Just days after Mayor Bill de Blasio announced an aggressive plan to prevent traffic deaths, CBS 2 cameras caught the driver of a car carrying the mayor violating a number of traffic laws.
The primary focus of the mayor’s plan includes universal, full-day pre-kindergarten, which includes $530 million from taxing the rich, a projection that got him a tongue-lashing from Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
In his State of the City at LaGuardia Community College in Queens on Monday, Mayor Bill de Blasio said he plans to ask state lawmakers next week for the power to raise the minimum wage.