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Nicole Suriel

Educating for Democracy: The People's Trial of Mayor Bloomberg

Joel Shatzky | Posted 12.16.2011 | Education
Joel Shatzky

Shortly after Mayor Michael Bloomberg assumed control of the New York City school system, he presented his programs as a national leader in "educati...

Joel Klein's Business Model and the Drowning of Nicole Suriel

Marc Epstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Marc Epstein

It seems that the principal of Nicole Suriel's school has been fired. However he was not relieved of his job because of the poor judgment he exercised in the events that led up to her drowning.

Nicole Suriel Should not be Forgotten

Peter Zucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Peter Zucker

Nicole Suriel of the Columbia Secondary School drowned off the beach of Long Beach, Long Island, while caught up in a riptide. What makes this so ultimately tragic is that Nicole was on a field trip.

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.