It’s a jaw-dropping prescription for fixing city schools. “Professor” Michael Bloomberg said Thursday he would accomplish more with less by slashing the teaching staff in half — and that’s just the beginning.
A Quinnipiac University poll released Wednesday says that more than three-quarters of parents with children in public schools disapprove of how the mayor has handled the schools.
New York City’s incoming schools chancellor calls the tone of debate surrounding teacher layoffs, standardized testing and charter schools “poisonous.”
The deputy mayor needed the waiver because he doesn’t have a superintendent’s certificate, though he holds a teaching license and master’s degrees in education and social work.
The incoming New York City schools chancellor, Dennis Walcott, will head to Albany this week to meet with state lawmakers.
Dennis Walcott had been in ousted Cathie Black’s shadow for months. Now, he has become the face of the Big Apple school system.
Bloomberg’s selection of Black to succeed Klein was almost instantly controversial. The decision received withering criticism from parents and lawmakers.
Bloomberg is shrugging the portion of a poll showing his schools chancellor Cathie Black getting a 17 percent approval rating.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s popularity has taken a huge nose dive, with New Yorkers giving him his lowest marks in eight years. But why? Former Mayor Ed Koch said he has an idea.
Those in attendance at Brooklyn Technical High School Tuesday night voiced their heartfelt opinions on a number of topics.
Following a week-long anti-bullying effort, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn and Schools Chancellor Cathie Black are unveiling a series of new education initiatives Friday.
Ever have trouble getting out of bed to go to work? Apparently, New York City students have that problem, too.
An educational panel was given a tongue-lashing Thursday night by an angry crowd upset about school closures. Another tongue-lashing came Friday from an irritated mayor who accused the crowd of overstepping its bounds
When asked by a reporter Tuesday if she was sorry for making the now infamous comments, Mayor Bloomberg did not let Black reply.
New York City Schools Chancellor Cathie Black opened up a can of worms Friday after joking about her solution for overcrowding in schools.
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