Education reform

FILE -- New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (Credit: Getty Images)

De Blasio: State Grant Will Bring Social Services To 40 City Schools

Mayor Bill de Blasio on Tuesday announced a $52 million grant to bring social service providers to 40 community schools in high-need neighborhoods.

06/17/2014

Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio speaks to supporters after winning on Nov. 5, 2013. (credit: Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

De Blasio: Landslide Win Is ‘Clear Mandate’ For Education Reform

Bill de Blasio says his landslide in this month’s New York City mayoral election entitles him to support from Albany to enact sweeping reforms to the city’s schools.

11/25/2013

City Hall in Lower Manhattan (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass / CBSNewYork)

Democratic Mayoral Candidates Square Off, Bash Bloomberg In Debate

Several of the Democratic mayoral candidates took swipes at soon-to-retire Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a debate Tuesday, particularly on the issue of unionized city workers who have been without contracts.

08/13/2013

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Square Off Over Education and Energy

Today on the CBS Local forum, Romney and Obama were asked: What will you do to make the U.S. more energy independent?

10/12/2012

President Barack Obama and Gov. Mitt Romney. (Getty Images/Luke Sharrett and Joe Raedle)

CBS Local Presidential Forum Obama/Romney: Debating Cities and Education

When it comes to America’s future, the issue of education rises to the top for many which is why Obama and Romney were asked to weigh in on it as well.

10/11/2012

Governor Chris Christie (L); New Jersey State Senate President Stephen Sweeney (Credit: AP)

NJ State Sen. Pres. Sweeney Will Block 2 Of Gov. Christie’s Education Proposals

State Senate President Stephen Sweeney says he’ll block two major education reform proposals sought by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.

07/11/2011

Gov. Chris Christie addresses a town hall meeting in Washington Township (Gloucester County), NJ - Nov 15, 2010 - Photo: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office

NJ Gov. Christie Delivers First State of the State Speech

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie outlined his accomplishments and his future agenda in his first state of the state address on Tuesday.

01/11/2011

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie

Christie: Education Tops State Of The State Speech

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie will lay out his ideas for overhauling teacher tenure, giving parents a choice in where their children attend school and shoring up a teetering public worker pension system in his first State of the State address.

01/09/2011

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie (file)

Christie Slams N.J. Teacher Union, Calls For Ed. Reform

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie returned from the Labor Day holiday in attack mode.

09/07/2010