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Cathleen Black

Once Seized, Now Returned: NY Schools Get Their Piggy Banks Back

Posted 09.05.2011 | Education

In a reversal of a relatively new policy, the new chancellor of New York City Schools is again allowing New York principals to add savings from one ye...

Cathie's UFT Snub | YOAV GONEN Education Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

A month into her appointment as incoming schools chancellor and more than a week after getting state approval for the role, Cathie Black has yet to me...

How Separate Might Yet Be Made Equal at Millennium High School in Brooklyn

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michele Somerville

The co-location of Millennium Brooklyn in the John Jay building is insult heaped onto years of cumulative injury. Prejudice is never more pernicious than when it imperils the education of children.

Report: Bloomberg Cuts Deal On Schools Chief

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg reached a deal Friday to save the tottering candidacy of Cathleen P. Black to be the next chancellor of New York City schoo...

Opposition to Cathleen Black as Schools Chancellor Grows | JAVIER C. HERNANDEZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has been frank about why he took pains to keep his search for a new schools chancellor secret, saying he wanted to avoid a ...

School Reform or Permanent Underclass?

Diann Woodard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Diann Woodard

Children are not commodities to be valued by market principles, nor do classrooms lend themselves to the rigidities of standardized preparation for tests. They are dynamic environments.

Educational Experience is Paramount

Kurt Wootton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Kurt Wootton

I agree with Mr. Broad in that we absolutely need good managers to run our school districts. But more critically we need leaders who understand the world of teachers, principals, and students.

Cathleen Black: Education's Sarah Palin?

Gary Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Gary Anderson

It was business as usual on Friday as David Steiner apparently has agreed to provide Bloomberg with the waiver he needs to appoint Cathleen Black as t...

The Appointment of Cathleen Black and the Trouble with Corporate Schooling

Gary Anderson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Gary Anderson

The corporate community and most venture philanthropists, persist in thinking schools should be run like businesses. This time around though, instead of the factory model school, they have bequeathed us the latest business fads.

Interviewing the New NYC Schools Chancellor (Animated Video)

Dan Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Dan Brown

Mayor Michael Bloomberg set off shockwaves when he picked media executive Cathie Black to be the next chancellor of New York City's public schools. As...

Jason Linkins

Cathleen Black Crams For Her Test As NYC Schools Chancellor | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

This week, three-term New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg goggled the imagination when he announced that Cathleen Black would be replacing Joel Klei...