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New York City Teacher Layoffs

Losing Your Job As A Teacher In Cuomo's New York

Pete Mason | Posted 07.23.2011 | Education
Pete Mason

The profession of teaching has now become a national joke, whereby teachers make paltry sums of money but are expected to undertake a task that will be scrutinized every single day.

Matt Sledge

Payback: Could New York City Squeeze Big Banks For $120 Million? | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.11.2011 | New York

A coalition of groups planning a coming rally against Wall Street bankers has hit upon an straightforward, if perhaps overly optimistic, solution for ...

Simone Landon

Detroit's Mass Teacher Layoffs May Prove Bellwether For Education Reform Nationwide | Simone Landon | Posted 06.19.2011 | Education

When districtwide layoff notices hit every one of Detroit Public Schools’ 5,466 unionized employees late last week, an American Federation of Teache...

Shelly On Bloomberg's Teacher Layoff Claim: Just Use Your Rainy Day Funds

Posted 06.01.2011 | New York

State Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver is not buying Mayor Bloomberg's line about having to cut thousands of teachers' jobs under the just passed state...

Layoffs Should Be Based On Performance: Poll

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg's campaign to end the controversial "last in, first out" teacher layoff policy could be buoyed by a new poll. A recent Quinnipiac p...