CBS2 Exclusive: Retiring Schools Chancellor Fariña On What's NextRetiring New York City schools chancellor Carmen Fariña sat down for a frank interview Tuesday to talk about what’s next, and some of the hot-button issues facing the agency.
Schools Chancellor Fariña: 'We're Moving In The Right Direction'New York City public schools will be back in session officially Wednesday morning, and CBS2 was demanding answers the day before classes about struggling schools, test score fairness, and more.
Grade Fixing Penalties At John Dewey High School Won't Help Last Year's GradsPenalties for a grade-fixing scandal will not help the John Dewey High School graduating class of 2014 – which suffered most from the improper rush to push students who were not ready out the door.
Schools' Fariña: Investigation Goes On For John Dewey High School Grade Fixing ScandalClaims of grade fixing and academic fraud have led to a cloud of investigation for the graduating class this year at John Dewey High School in Brooklyn.
Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina Marks First 100 DaysFarina marked the occasion with an appearance at Teachers College, Columbia University.
Report: NYC Public Schools Have Seen 10 Student Suicides In 7 WeeksNew York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina said she feels "heartsick" over the fact that 10 public school students have committed suicide since she took office less than two months ago.
Charter School Parents Say De Blasio's Plan Will Violate Kids' Civil RightsEarlier this weekend, the mayor reiterated the Schools Chancellor's promise to look for different space for Harlem Success Academy.
Child Faints During Bill de Blasio's Announcement Of New Schools Chancellor A child passed out Monday morning while Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio was announcing his pick for city schools chancellor.
Walcott Raked Over The Coals At City Council Budget HearingNew York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott met with some angry and hostile comments Tuesday, as he testified at a budget hearing before the City Council Finance and Education committees.
Chancellor Walcott Lashes Back At Mayoral Candidates Over Education PoliciesSome of the candidates said that if elected they would not let new charter schools share space with traditional public schools as they do now. Such a change would make it difficult to open charter schools.
Parents, Students Glad To See School Bus Strike EndThe school bus strike that has had thousands of parents scrambling to get their kids to school for the past month has come to an end.
Report: Test Performance Of NYC School Children StagnantThe national NAEP scores released last month showed that just over one-third of all public school students were proficient in reading. In math, 40 percent of the fourth-graders and 35 percent of the eighth-graders had reached that level.
Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott Denies Claim That NYC Warehouses StudentsThe Chancellor of the New York State Board of Regents says thousands of students are now "warehoused" due to New York City's policy of shutting failing schools.
New Schools Chancellor Pulled Over By NYPDTwo New York City police officers ran into some unexpected trouble when they made a traffic stop that netted one of the city's more powerful officials, schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott.
School Chancellor Walcott Backs Charter SchoolsNew York City's new school chancellor, Dennis Walcott, said he's a believer in options for quality education and that includes charter schools.