Education Policy

Newark public schools stage a sit-in. (credit: CBS 2)

Newark Students Walk Out Of School, Protest City’s Education Policy

Newark students walked out of school Friday and crowded city streets, to protest the public school administration.

05/22/2015

Bill Thompson, candidate for mayor. (credit: Used with permission via the Thompson Campaign)

Thompson Calls For Move Away From Standardized Testing

In a campaign stop on Staten Island Wednesday morning, Democrat Bill Thompson spelled out his education policy – with a focus on moving away from testing.

09/04/2013

UFT Mayoral Candidate Forum

Mayoral Candidates Talk Education At Teachers’ Union Forum

Six mayoral candidates touted their education policies Saturday at a panel hosted by the United Federation of Teachers.

05/11/2013