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Do Teacher Ratings Matter to Parents?

Beth Fertig | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Beth Fertig

I spoke with a handful of New York public school parents and while my survey was very small (fewer than 10 individuals) the responses weren't surprising.

Bloomberg Now Backs Two-Term Limit In His Third Term As Mayor

AP | SARA KUGLER FRAZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Two years ago, Mayor Michael Bloomberg had the city's term limits law extended so he could run for a third term, but now he says he s...

Sam Stein

Bloomberg Pleads For Tolerance Amid Gay-Bashing, Violence

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Taking on a recent rash of homophobic incidents across the country and, perhaps, inflammatory anti-gay comments from Republican gubernatorial candidat...

Bloomberg Doesn't Care About Your Tweets

nydailynews.com | By Adam Lisberg and Larry Mcshane | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

You might consider unfriending Mayor Bloomberg. The iPad-loving mayor confessed Friday that he's not particularly interested in endless Facebook stat...

Michael Bloomberg Cuts Ad Supporting Marriage Equality (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg has cut a new ad for a Human Rights Campaign initiative that is seeking to push the state to pass marriage equal...

Rupert Murdoch, Michael Bloomberg Push For Immigration Reform

AP | SUZANNE GAMBOA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — They weren't as funny as television Comedy Central host Stephen Colbert, but media moguls Rupert Murdoch and Michael Bloomberg made...

CUNY-IBM To Open Unique School In NYC

AP | KAREN MATTHEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

NEW YORK — The City University of New York and IBM will open a unique school that merges high school with two years of college, allowing student...

Better Muslim Than Gay

Melody Moezzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Melody Moezzi

Just like me, a Muslim American, my gay friend is an American citizen. Unlike me, he doesn't share the same 14th Amendment rights and privileges that said citizenship ought to guarantee.

William Alden

Goldman, Banks To See Dismal Third Quarter, Analysts Predict

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

After pulling in their biggest haul in three years last quarter, bank profits have hit a wall in the first two weeks of September, The Financial Time...

William Alden

Home Prices Could Drop For The Next Three Years

HuffingtonPost.com | William Alden | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Thinking about buying a home? You might want to proceed cautiously. The housing market may continue to decline, potentially for at least three more ye...

NYC, the Startup City, Calling all Angels!

Jack Hidary | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jack Hidary

During the 90's, NY had its share of tech startups, but many did not last through the crash. New startups are now emerging across Manhattan and Brooklyn in numbers we have not seen in a decade.

70 Percent Of Americans Say Economy Is Mired In Recession, According To New Poll

bloomberg.com | Mike Dorning and Catherine Dodge | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

July 14 (Bloomberg) -- More than 7 out of 10 Americans say the economy is mired in recession, and the country is conflicted over how to balance concer...

What DID They Mean by That? A Week of Truthiness and Media

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

Ever had one of those weeks where the distance between what was said and what was done stretches way out into the blue yonder? In my job as director o...

All For One and One For Some?

Martin Maidenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Martin Maidenberg

Mayor Bloomberg now has an opportunity to stand up for the equality of all groups, including gays and lesbians, with regard to the separation of church and state.

Obama Supports 'The Right' To Build Ground Zero Mosque

AP / Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Weighing his words carefully on a fiery political issue, President Barack Obama said Saturday that Muslims have the right to build a mosque near New Y...

Friday Talking Points [133] -- The Silly Season Begins

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

August in Washington means the beginning of the official "silly season" of politics. This is because Congress takes the whole month off, and politica...

Willow Bay Interviews Tesla CEO Elon Musk (VIDEO)

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Huff TV

Huffington Post senior editor Willow Bay interviewed Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk on Bloomberg Television this morning. Tesla, which engineers and manuf...

Diverse Perspectives in Mayor Bloomberg's Office

Jilly Gagnon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jilly Gagnon

My fellow New Yorkers: I write to you today because it has recently come to my attention that certain concerns have arisen about the diversity.

Bloomberg News Refuses to Correct Blatantly False Drilling Ban Story

Josh Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Josh Nelson

Unfortunately, as far as I can tell, the answer is no. On Thursday I documented a blatantly false Bloomberg news story designed to mislead readers ab...

Gov. Paterson Ends Database on Innocent NYers, But Stop-and-Frisks and Low-Level Marijuana Arrests Still Need to Be Drastically Reduced

Ethan Nadelmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Ethan Nadelmann

David Paterson has signed legislation to limit the NYPD practice of storing personal information on innocent New Yorkers who are stopped-and-frisked but not charged with any crime.

Mayor Bloomberg To Marty Markowitz: Keep Those Asser Levy Park Concerts Down!

brooklynpaper.com | The Brooklyn Paper / Ben Muessig | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

On the eve of the first summer concert in Asser Levy Park, Mayor Bloomberg warned Borough President Markowitz that if the music gets too loud, Thursda...

New York WINNERS Of The Week (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York is full of winners... and of losers. Each week HuffPost New York will be praising those who ended up ahead and calling out those who fell be...

New York's LOSERS Of The Week (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

New York is full of winners... and of losers. Each week HuffPost New York will be praising those who ended up ahead and calling out those who fell be...

Dan Froomkin

Bloomberg 'Terror Gap' Argument Shot Down By Pro-Gun GOP Senators

HuffingtonPost.com | Dan Froomkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

New York City Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg's appeal to what he called "common sense" at a congressional hearing Wednesday morning failed to sway two Rep...

Rahm Emanuel's Top Aide QUITS: Sarah Feinberg Heading To Bloomberg

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sarah Feinberg, a top White House staffer and aide to Rahm Emanuel, will be leaving the Obama Administration for a position at Bloomberg. (Feinberg is...