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