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Bill De Blasio Education

Can Bill de Blasio Implement a Broader, Bolder Approach to New York City Education?

Elaine Weiss | Posted 03.10.2014 | New York
Elaine Weiss

The question now is whether the city will be at the forefront of the growing momentum to advance a more comprehensive, community-led approach to educational improvement?

Joy Resmovits

NYC School Chancellor Pick Not Entirely A Departure From Bloomberg Years | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK -- Standing in front of 20 fidgety kids in a middle school gymnasium Monday, New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio (D) announced what he c...

WATCH: De Blasio's Push For Universal Pre-K

Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has unveiled a new campaign to help pass his plan to fund universal pre-K education for New York City children. The camp...

Joy Resmovits

Charter Schools Continue Dramatic Growth Despite Controversies | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Charter schools remain the subject of intense debate, particularly in New York City, where incoming Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) won on a plat...

The de Blasio Mandate for Education

Diane Ravitch | Posted 01.23.2014 | Education
Diane Ravitch

Make no mistake: In New York City, the drive to privatize public education has ground to a halt with Bill de Blasio's election. He now has the opportunity to provide national leadership to the growing movement to rebuild and strengthen public education as a fundamental institution in our democratic society.

An Open Letter to Bill de Blasio

Roger Lowenstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Roger Lowenstein

It pains me that you are off to such a bad start regarding public education reform. It's not too late, however, to take a deep breath and a step back in order to assess the situation and develop a more nuanced, and accurate, position.