Teachers Union Furious As NYC Releases List Of LayoffsThe doomsday list details the worst case scenario under the mayor's current plan to make deep cuts to education. It shows exactly how the planned 6,000 teaching jobs will be eliminated.
Cuomo Speech Disrupted By NY Budget ProtestersCuomo was speaking at the Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators annual dinner when Democratic Councilman Charles Barron walked to the front of the Albany Convention center, shouting "Shame on you."
Other Districts Follow NYC's Move To End Teacher SeniorityIf the effort is successful, districts would base any layoffs, in part, on the quality of a teacher's work. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has been aggressively campaigning for the change.
Proposed NYC Education Changes Draw Mixed ReactionsNew York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg blames cuts in education funding for the move.
Cuts Hurt NY Environment Department, Officials SayBudget and staffing cuts were hurting the ability of the Department of Environmental Conservation to do its job well, fired Commissioner Pete Grannis and his successor told an Assembly hearing Thursday.
Judge Blocks Newark Police LayoffsA superior court judge issued a 10-day delay in the layoffs of Newark police officers.