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Mayor Michael Bloomberg . (Photo: CBS 2)

Bloomberg Offers Stunning Prediction Of What Tax Rates Could Be Under Next Mayor

Knowing that many labor leaders have refused to negotiate new contracts in the hope that a new mayor would be friendlier, the man some call “El Bloombito” said wage hikes should be finito.

05/02/2013

Fatima Ptacek, voice of 'Dora the Explorer,' reads to a kindergarten class at PS 111 in Manhattan on Read Across America Day - March 1, 2013 (credit: Luke Fontana/Screen Actors Guild Foundation via Getty Images)

United Federation Of Teachers Wants To Reduce Mayor’s Control Over Schools

Under the current system, the mayor appoints the majority of members to the Panel for Educational Policy that votes on school policies.

03/15/2013

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Cuomo Threatens To Impose State Teacher Evaluation System On NYC

Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Wednesday that if New York City and the teachers union can’t reach a deal on teacher evaluations, the state will impose one.

01/30/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (Credit: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Rips UFT, Says City Won’t Sign ‘Fraud’ Teacher Evaluation Deal

Mayor Michael Bloomberg delivered stinging criticism of the New York City teacher’s union Tuesday for “dragging their feet and throwing up roadblocks” during negotiations over teacher evaluations.

01/22/2013

Mayor Michael Bloomberg

Bloomberg Slammed For Comparing Teachers’ Union To NRA

Mayor Michael Bloomberg on Sunday drew a backlash over a remark he made on his radio show.

01/06/2013

United Federation of Teachers TV commercial. (credit: UFT)

New UFT Ad Criticizes Bloomberg, Who In Turn Criticizes Ad

The United Federation of Teachers has released a TV ad blasting New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg for taking a “his way or the highway” approach to education.

01/04/2013

Eddie Saman clears out destroyed household belongings from his flood-damaged home in the New Dorp section of Staten Island after Sandy - Nov. 7, 2012 (credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

New Dorp H.S. Teachers, Students Came To Each Others’ Rescue After Sandy

After superstorm Sandy, New Dorp High School on Staten Island became a place of salvation and on Thursday, the students shared their stories with the nation’s top education official.

12/13/2012

New York City schools chancellor Dennis Walcott (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)/President of the United Federation of Teachers Michael Mulgrew (file/credit:Michael Loccisano/Getty Images)

UFT President, Schools Chancellor Face Off Over New Teacher Evaluation System Deadline

In order to meet Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Jan 17 deadline, New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said a deal with the union on teacher evaluations needs to be hammered out by Dec. 21. UFT President Michael Mulgrew shot back against ‘bogus deadlines.’

12/06/2012

City officials welcome New York City public school students back for the 2012-2013 school year. (Photo Credit: Edward Reed)

One Million New York City Students Head Back To School Monday

School officials have been busy reworking bus routes and finding empty seats for students who live in areas where the schools cannot re-open right away.

11/04/2012

President Obama (file/Photo credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/GettyImages)

New York City Teacher’s Union Leader Voices Support For President Obama At DNC

On this Labor Day, some labor union leaders are in Charlotte, North Carolina ahead of the start of the Democratic National Convention.

09/03/2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg - Jun 28, 2012 (credit: Kristen Artz / Mayor's Office)

Bloomberg To Appeal After Arbitrator Rules NYC Can’t Close Some Schools

The arbitrator issued the ruling Friday and ordered the city to offer staffers at the schools the chance to stay in place.

06/29/2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (file / credit: Edward Reed / Mayor's Office)

Mayor Bloomberg Takes Serious Issue With Gov. Cuomo-Backed Teacher Evaluations Bill

The bitter battle over teacher evaluations took a turn Friday as Mayor Michael Bloomberg vowed to call more than 1 million parents to give them the 4-1-1 on their kids’ teachers.

06/22/2012

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

New York Legislature Passes Cuomo Teacher Evaluation Plan

New York’s Legislature has given final approval to Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s bill limiting the release of teacher evaluations only to parents, not to the public.

06/21/2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg (L) speaks while introducing Dennis Walcott  as the new Schools Chancellor for New York City. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Bloomberg Unveils New State Legislation To Get Accused Predator Teachers Out Of Classrooms

There was a new move announced Tuesday to give New York City and school districts throughout the state more power to get rid of so-called “perv” teachers. It’s aimed at protecting kids in the classroom.

05/29/2012

Classroom (file / credit: clipart.com)

NYC Labor Unions For Teachers, Principals Sue City Over School Closings

The United Federal of Teachers and the Council of School Supervisors & Administrators filed the lawsuit on Monday. The unions say they want to force the city into arbitration.

05/08/2012

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