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All The Good People

Father Jim O'Shea, C.P. | Posted 06.28.2013 | Religion
Father Jim O'Shea, C.P.

Paula Deen is an easy target. Temporarily destroying her career is a soothing balm for a national soul tortured by what to do about the current scourge of racism and inequality that is not a remnant of the past but a policy of the present.

A School Reform Strategy That Works

Richard Buery | Posted 03.25.2013 | New York
Richard Buery

The education reform debate has been stuck for too long between competing advocates offering a set of false choices.

Standing on the Shoulders of Schools Around Us

Peter Cipparone | Posted 08.09.2012 | New York
Peter Cipparone

In a divisive education policy conversation which pits one set of schools and politicians against another, educators must lead the charge to learn from other schools. We must stand on the shoulders of those who work alongside us.

"These Kids Don't Have a Shot"

Alan Singer | Posted 01.17.2012 | New York
Alan Singer

It is time to hold Bloomberg and the DOE for failing our children and orphaning our schools. As Meryl Tisch recently made clear, if it is let up to the Bloomberg administration, "these kids don't have a shot."

Mandate Relief Needed for Special Education in New York

Elizabeth Lynam | Posted 01.07.2012 | New York
Elizabeth Lynam

It will be impossible to curb school spending to the extent required by fiscal realities without addressing the significant and rapidly increasing expenditures for special education.

New York State Blocks "Victory" Charter on Long Island

Alan Singer | Posted 11.29.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

The reality is that Victory Education Partners has been associated with a series of education failures. Maybe the politicians finally understand.

'Search For NYC's Most Inspiring Teacher' Begins Today

Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

Know a great teacher? Here's your chance to honor that teacher at the Apollo. The Get Schooled Foundation, a nonprofit that aims to increase the ci...

The Top 10 Most Sought-After High Schools In NYC

Bed-Stuy, NY Patch | C. Zawadi Morris | Email the Author | 6:00am | Posted 06.12.2011 | New York

Deadlines have long passed for applicants seeking a slot into one of NYC's public high schools. In the complicated high school admissions process t...