Chancellor

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Denies Claim That NYC Warehouses Students

The Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents says thousands of students are now “warehoused” due to New York City’s policy of shutting failing schools.

11/09/2011

Cathie Black is seen with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and outgoing New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Judge Clears Way For NYC Schools Chancellor

Lawyers for the plaintiffs argued in state Supreme court that Cathie Black lacks the required credentials to even be a teacher, much less chancellor of the massive school system.

12/30/2010

Cathie Black is seen with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and outgoing New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Panel Votes Against Waiver For Cathie Black

In a potential setback for Mayor Bloomberg’s hand-picked choice to run NYC schools, an eight-member panel of education experts has voted against recommending a waiver for Cathie Black.

11/23/2010

Cathie Black is seen with Mayor Michael Bloomberg and outgoing New York City Schools Chancellor Joel Klein in the Blue Room at City Hall - New York, NY - Nov 9, 2010 - Photo: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office

Bill de Blasio Wants Public Forum On Schools Pick

Just how much is known about Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s pick for New York City Schools Chancellor?

11/16/2010