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Small NYC Schools Show Better Graduation And College Rates

The Huffington Post | Jane Janeczko | Posted 10.24.2013 | New York

According to an October study from researchers at MIT and Duke, the central focus of Mayor Bloomberg's education plan - smaller schools - is showing s...

Bloomberg's Education Plan Is Working: Don't Ditch It

The Atlantic | Posted 10.23.2013 | New York

Bill de Blasio, the likely next New York City mayor, has made a lot of promises about public education. No additional charter schools; no free space f...

Joy Resmovits

Anthony Weiner's First Mayoral Debate | Joy Resmovits | Posted 05.29.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- Anthony Weiner, the son of a former public school teacher, said his views on education run "deep in my bones." Fresh off the announcem...

NYC Schools Chancellor Slams Democratic Mayoral Candidates

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott criticized democratic mayoral candidates Saturday, telling a crowd of educators and school administrat...

Lessons Learned From New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's Time in Office

Mario Almonte | Posted 06.26.2013 | New York
Mario Almonte

Coming to the end of his third term in office, Bloomberg might now call being mayor the toughest job he's ever had, and possibly the most frustrating.

Union-busting, Bloomberg-Style

Alan Singer | Posted 03.20.2013 | New York
Alan Singer

The dispute between New York City and Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1181 is the result of a decision by the Bloomberg administration to allow competitive bidding for school bus contracts. But lower bids would mean no job security for current school bus drivers.

Michael Bloomberg Gives $200K To Idaho Education Reform Group

Posted 11.02.2012 | Education

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg gave $200,000 to Education Voters of Idaho, a nonprofit group championing three education reform laws known as S...

How Children Succeed

Susan Sawyers | Posted 11.09.2012 | Education
Susan Sawyers

What do you think? Do you and/or your children have what it takes to succeed?

Putting New York's School Reform in Perspective

Marc Epstein | Posted 09.14.2012 | Education
Marc Epstein

This treacherous assault on a vital public institution is little more than what Joseph Conrad described as, "Personal impulses disguised as creeds." You have the sense that the teacher may go the way of the Dodo bird.

Mayor Bloomberg Picks a Fight with Teachers Union

Dan Collins | Posted 03.13.2012 | New York
Dan Collins

Of course you've never seen a State of the City speech. If the mayor expected you to care about it, he wouldn't do it in the middle of the afternoon. But there is a nice tea-leaf quality to this annual ritual. You can get a sense of what the Big Man really wants us to pay attention to.

Educating for Democracy: Mayor Bloomberg's Market Solutions

Joel Shatzky | Posted 02.05.2012 | New York
Joel Shatzky

A recent speech by New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg reveals how far from "getting it" public officials are in understanding what education is all about.

On the Eighth Day, God Created Billionaires

Randy Turner | Posted 02.04.2012 | Education
Randy Turner

Why did it take me this long to find about the heretofore secret gospel? You know, the one where it says "On the eighth day, God created the billionaires and said, 'And they shall know all about education.'"

Bloomberg: Cut Teachers By Half, Double The Pay

Posted 02.01.2012 | Education

In remarks Thursday that have since sparked some controversy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg tackled school improvement -- through a suggestion...

Sam Stein

Bloomberg Praises McCain On Education | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Five days after John McCain met with and applauded education reform in New York City, the city's mayor is set to repay the favor. On Friday, Mayor M...