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De Blasio Ends 5-Year Dispute With Teachers Union

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 07.01.2014 | Business

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City and its largest teachers union struck a deal on a new contract Thursday, Mayor Bill de Blasio announced, ending a near...

The Smear Campaign Against Mayor Bill de Blasio

Diane Ravitch | Posted 05.10.2014 | Education
Diane Ravitch

Perhaps you have seen the headlines and the television interviews about how New York City's new mayor, Bill de Blasio, is closing charter schools, evicting poor minority children, destroying their dreams for the future, and their chance to escape failing public schools. Time for a fact check.

Joy Resmovits

The Next Leader Of The Nation's Largest School System | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK -- With just days before he begins his term as New York City's new mayor, Bill de Blasio (D) on Monday named longtime educator Carmen Fariña...

Go West, Bill de Blasio: Land of Inequality-Busting

Susan Ochshorn | Posted 02.03.2014 | Education
Susan Ochshorn

But de Blasio needs more ammunition. The incoming mayor should cast his eyes beyond the Hudson. While he boasted about a recent trip to Cincinnati, to check out their own civic experiment -- a gaggle of model community schools -- he made no mention of Tulsa, capital of early childhood innovation.