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Joy Resmovits

Who Will Lead The Nation's Largest School District? | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.06.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- The outcome of Tuesday's mayoral election may be largely a foregone conclusion, as Public Advocate Bill de Blasio (D) is expected to troun...

How An Intern Fought Bloomberg Over Cathie Black Emails, And Won

Posted 07.07.2013 | New York

By Sergio Hernandez, Special to ProPublica. In November 2010, I was earning $300 a week for The Village Voice, blogging about unemployed actors who m...

New York City To Test Longer School Days

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 04.30.2013 | New York

The end of summer will be extra bittersweet for some New York City middle school students, who will be greeted in September with a school day 2.5 hour...

New York City Students To Make Up Days Missed From Hurricane Sandy

Posted 11.20.2012 | Education

City officials announced Monday that New York City students will see their weeklong winter break cut short by three days to make up the school days mi...

NYC Schools Chancellor Pushes For Students To Make Up Days Missed From Hurricane Sandy

Posted 11.07.2012 | Education

New York City students may very well see their breaks shortened after Hurricane Sandy kept them out of the classroom for at least five days. According...

Revamping Sex Education: A New Approach to the Birds and the Bees

Richard Buery | Posted 12.06.2011 | New York
Richard Buery

New York City should consider a more comprehensive initiative that takes into account all aspects of a young person's growth and development, not solely strategies associated with understanding and reducing sexual risk-taking.

Refocus on Reform

Seth Andrew | Posted 06.13.2011 | Education
Seth Andrew

By supporting accountability, autonomy, and choice Walcott can distinguish himself as a Chancellor committed to both bold education reform and consensus building.

Alex Wagner

What Does Cathie Black's Departure Mean for Education Reformers? | Alex Wagner | Posted 06.11.2011 | Education

Thursday's ouster of New York City schools chief Cathie Black prompted a fair share of grimaces inside City Hall and served as vindication for skeptic...

Cathie Black's First Day As NYC Schools Head

The New York Times | Fernanda Santos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

In the first school Cathleen P. Black visited, students in a fifth-grade classroom had one laptop apiece, from which they received individualized less...

Cathie Black's Best Credential

Michele Somerville | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Michele Somerville

I am a former educator with about 14 years of classroom experience, and I have no problem with the fact that the new chancellor of New York City public schools, Cathie Black, is not an educator.

Outgoing NYC Chancellor Joel Klein Discusses Leaving, Education Reform (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Joel Klein sat down with Steve Perry Friday to discuss two controversial topics: Education reform, and the announcement Tuesday that he is stepping do...