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Why Did Nicole Suriel Die?

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

The death of Nicole Suriel was a tragedy and an accident. But it was made more likely because the school system does not respect the importance of administrators who are educational leaders rather than middle managers.

At a School Where a Student Drowned, More Than One Lesson to Be Learned

Sarah Garland | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Sarah Garland

Four years ago, at an open house for his new middle school, I met Jose Maldonado, the New York City principal who may be put on probation after one of his students drowned on a field trip.