These days, when so many people seem self absorbed, the push is on to show some manners and kindness to those who need a hand.
The former Hearst Magazines chairwoman appeared at Public School 262 in Bedford-Stuyvesant and was also set to visit schools in Queens, the Bronx, Manhattan and Staten Island.
The publishing executive chosen to lead New York City’s sprawling public school system will spend her first day as chancellor on a five-borough school tour Monday, despite the criticism over what opponents call a lack of experience.
With the New Year comes new leadership in the Department of Education. Cathie Black will take over for outgoing Chancellor Black, starting her new position on Monday.
Duncan was in New York for an announcement about an initiative to beef up GED programs.
U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is preparing to meet with the publishing executive who is poised to take over the city’s public school system.
The publishing executive set to take over the nation’s largest school system greeted Bronx children a day after clearing a final hurdle to becoming chancellor.
Protesters led by Brooklyn Councilman Charles Barron were vowing to file a temporary restraining order Monday to prevent Cathie Black from taking the post.
At a Saturday morning news conference, various community leaders voiced their opposition to reports that Black will be granted a waiver to become chancellor.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial choice to be the city’s schools chancellor has received the go-ahead.
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.
Just how much is known about Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s pick for New York City Schools Chancellor?
Mayor Bloomberg insisted Friday that Cathie Black, the chairwoman of the Hearst publishing empire, has what it takes to run the nation’s largest school system.
After more than eight years running New York City’s public schools, Chancellor Joel Klein is stepping down. And, Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced Klein’s surprising replacement.
In this week’s edition of Eye On New York, CBS 2 looks at this summer’s transition to Back to School.