NYC Schools Chancellor

A child holds an umbrella as she walks to school during a snowstorm on Feb. 13, 2014, in New York City. (credit: Getty Images)

Parents, Teachers Criticize Decision To Keep Schools Open In Near White-Out Conditions

The backlash continued on Saturday morning, as parents and teachers criticized the mayor’s decision not to close schools during this week’s snow storm.


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Schools Chancellor In Hot Water Over ‘Sophie’s Choice’ Comments

New York City Schools Chancellor Cathie Black opened up a can of worms Friday after joking about her solution for overcrowding in schools.


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US Education Chief Meets NYC’s Future Chancellor

Duncan was in New York for an announcement about an initiative to beef up GED programs.


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US Education Chief To Meet With Cathie Black

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.


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Black Appointment May End Up In Court

Protesters led by Brooklyn Councilman Charles Barron were vowing to file a temporary restraining order Monday to prevent Cathie Black from taking the post.


Cathie Black and Joel Klein (credit: AP)

Critics Protest Reported Deal To Name Black As Chancellor

At a Saturday morning news conference, various community leaders voiced their opposition to reports that Black will be granted a waiver to become chancellor.


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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.