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Mayor Michael Bloomberg and UFT President Michael Mulgrew (credit: CBS 2)

NYC Could Still Land $200 Million In Aid After State Education Commissioner Extends Teacher Evaluation Deadline

The deadline for an additional $200 million in grants was extended to February 15 by New York Education Commissioner John King Friday afternoon.


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Bloomberg, UFT Say No Deal Reached Over Teacher Evaluation Plan

The lack of agreement between the city and the union representing 75,000 teachers puts the city school district at risk of losing $450 million in state aid and grants.


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)

Still No Deal On NYC Teacher Evaluation System Day Ahead Of State Deadline

If an evaluation plan is not submitted on time, the city could lose $450 million in state aid and grants.


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Clock Counts Down As City, UFT Spar Over Teacher Evaluation System

The clock was ticking this weekend for New York City and the union representing the city’s 75,000 public school teachers to agree on a teacher evaluation system.


Mayor Michael Bloomberg stands alongside Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott. (credit: Rich Lamb, WCBS 880)

Bloomberg Offers Explanation For Controversial Remarks Comparing Teacher’s Union To NRA

Mayor Michael Bloomberg continues to take heat for comments he made on his radio show last week.


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.


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.


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.


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.’


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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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NYC DOE Saves 7 Of 33 Schools From Complete Overhaul

New York City has given a reprieve to seven of the 33 schools slated to be closed and then reopened with dozens of new teachers, but will go ahead with plans to close the other 26.