State Lawmakers Adjourn Without Deal To Extend De Blasio's Control Over City SchoolsThe policy, first enacted in 2002, will expire June 30. If it is not renewed control of the nation's largest school system will revert to a mosaic of local school boards.
The Show Must Go On: NYC Public Schools Reopen Wednesday; Broadway Performances Back On Tuesday EveningMayor Bill de Blasio announced Tuesday that New York City public schools will reopen on Wednesday, a day after a blizzard forecast left NYC with far less snow than predicted, and despite his son Dante's efforts to convince him they should be closed.
Thousands Of Volunteers Give NYC Public Schools A Much-Needed FaceliftThousands of volunteers gave dozens of public schools across the city a much-needed facelift as part of the “New York Cares Day.”
NYC Schools Chancellor Greets Staff, Talks CollaborationThe new head of New York City's schools met some of her staffers on Monday, telling them she wanted them to focus on communication, collaboration and on what's working in the education system.
Bloomberg: If I Had It My Way I'd Dump Half Of NYC's TeachersIt’s a jaw-dropping prescription for fixing city schools. "Professor" Michael Bloomberg said Thursday he would accomplish more with less by slashing the teaching staff in half -- and that's just the beginning.
Schools Chancellor Appointee Black Faces OppositionProtesters gathered outside City Hall on Thursday to let Mayor Michael Bloomberg know they are against the appointment of Cathie Black as the new New York City Schools Chancellor.
Parents, Lawmakers Push For PCB Testing In NYC SchoolsA group of politicians and parents is demanding that every New York City school built in the middle of the last century be screened for toxic PCBs.