Stamford Series Aims To Increase CivilityThese days, when so many people seem self absorbed, the push is on to show some manners and kindness to those who need a hand.
New Head Of NYC Schools Launches 5-Borough TourThe 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.
Black Set To Start Monday As New ChancellorThe 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.
Black Preps To Take Over In New YearWith 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.
US Education Chief Meets NYC's Future ChancellorDuncan was in New York for an announcement about an initiative to beef up GED programs.
US Education Chief To Meet With Cathie BlackU.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.
Incoming NYC Schools Chancellor Greets ChildrenThe 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.
Black Appointment May End Up In CourtProtesters led by Brooklyn Councilman Charles Barron were vowing to file a temporary restraining order Monday to prevent Cathie Black from taking the post.
Critics Protest Reported Deal To Name Black As ChancellorAt a Saturday morning news conference, various community leaders voiced their opposition to reports that Black will be granted a waiver to become chancellor.
Sources: Cathie Black To Get Her Waiver Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s controversial choice to be the city's schools chancellor has received the go-ahead.
Panel Votes Against Waiver For Cathie BlackIn 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.
Bill de Blasio Wants Public Forum On Schools PickJust how much is known about Mayor Michael Bloomberg's pick for New York City Schools Chancellor?