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Educating About Education

Elissa Stein | Posted 10.22.2015 | New York
Elissa Stein

Not all NYC families have computers and can check websites or receive emails. The high school and specialized high school handbooks given to students at the end of seventh grade are thorough but daunting.

Mr. Mayor, It's Time to Take Racism Out of the Equation

Elissa Stein | Posted 02.05.2015 | Education
Elissa Stein

Instead of changing an admissions policy that rewards hard work and preparation to a process that is subjective and that could be manipulated, how about putting systems in place to get kids ready? Provide test prep to those who don't have access. Share information with families early.

Our Right to Eat: Join the Movement

Tim McDonald | Posted 12.27.2014 | Impact
Tim McDonald

If we have breakfast being served after the bell rings, NYC will go from worst to first.

de Blasio Names NYC CTO at NY Tech Meetup

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 11.09.2014 | New York
Steve Rosenbaum

On stage at the what is the start of a period of celebration of the 10th anniversary of the NY Tech Meetup, Mayor de Blasio - who was called "his Ma...

Unleashing the Economic Power of the 35 Percent

Lou Miceli | Posted 10.06.2014 | New York
Lou Miceli

As the U.S. economy continues to gather steam, the Great Recession is becoming a distant memory for many Americans. In New York City, employment has passed pre-slump levels, with 312,000 jobs added between 2010 and 2013.

Steve Buscemi Rescues NYC Mayor From 'Crisis Mode'

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 03.17.2014 | Entertainment

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is in “crisis mode.” But it’s not an economic or employment issue -- it’s training for his upcoming display...

Cuomo Throws De Blasio Under The Bus

The New York Times | Posted 03.06.2014 | Politics

In his first two months in office, Mayor Bill de Blasio has found himself repeatedly at odds with New York’s governor, Andrew M. Cuomo. And at every...

Mr. Mayor -- They're Not Going to Give You a Break!

Stephen Schlesinger | Posted 04.25.2014 | Politics
Stephen Schlesinger

One has to think that there is a hidden agenda for all of this piling on. Yes, it is fair to criticize the mayor for not measuring up, early on, to the high ideals he has promised in his own governance -- though, it is also useful to point out that he is, after all, a human being.

De Blasio Crafts Everyman Political Image

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 02.09.2014 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP) — Bill de Blasio stooped his 6-foot-5 frame for hours to shake hands with regular New Yorkers touring Gracie Mansion, telling them the...

De Blasio's Ambitious Liberal Agenda

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, propelled by a landslide election and the hopes of a party out of power for a generation, will be qui...

NYC Liberals Poised For Big Resurgence

Reuters | Posted 01.30.2014 | New York

By Victoria Cavaliere NEW YORK, Nov 30 (Reuters) - With Bill de Blasio taking office as mayor in January, New York City appears poised...

PHOTO: You Mad, Bloomberg?

The Huffington Post | Christopher Mathias | Posted 11.06.2013 | New York

How does Mayor Michael Bloomberg feel about Bill de Blasio's landslide victory Tuesday night? Just look at Bloomberg's body language when he met with ...

Voters Choosing Between Joe Lhota, Bill De Blasio

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Voters are heading to the polls in New York City on Tuesday to decide on the Big Apple's next mayor. Democrat Bill de Blasio had a strong lead over...

Bill De Blasio, Joe Lhota Face Off In Mayoral Race

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

The New York City mayor's race is taking place Tuesday, November 5. Democrat Bill de Blasio is facing off against Republican Joe Lhota....

Bill De Blasio, Joe Lhota Compete In Mayoral Race

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

The New York City mayor's race is today, with Republican Joe Lhota and Democrat Bill de Blasio battling it out to replace current mayor Michael Bloomb...

Bill De Blasio, Joe Lhota Face Off At The Polls

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

The New York City mayor's race is today, with Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota facing off at the polls. Polls show de Blasio with a...

Voters Head To The Polls In New York Mayoral Race

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Republican Joe Lhota and Democrat Bill de Blasio are battling at the polls Tuesday in hopes of being New York City's next mayor. Recent polls show ...

De Blasio, Lhota Face Off In Mayoral Race

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Democrat Bill de Blasio is battling Republican Joe Lhota Tuesday to be the next mayor of New York City. The two are facing off to replace Michael B...

Bill De Blasio, Joe Lhota Vie For NYC Mayor

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

Democrat Bill de Blasio and Republican Joe Lhota are facing off to be the next mayor of New York City. Whoever wins today's election for mayor will...

Bill De Blasio, Joe Lhota Face Off In Mayoral Race

Posted 11.05.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK, Nov 5 (Reuters) - Democrat Bill de Blasio faces the challenge of high expectations as he goes into Tuesday's New York City mayoral ele...

Joe Lhota's Alarming Comments About Gun Control Spark Backlash

Posted 10.08.2013 | New York

Republican New York City mayoral candidate Joe Lhota thinks New York City's gun control laws can amount to the "harassment"of gun owners. "The cit...

Poll Shows De Blasio With Enormous Lead In Mayoral Race

AP | Posted 10.03.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — A new poll shows Democrat Bill de Blasio (dih BLAH'-zee-oh) leading Republican rival Joe Lhota (LOH'-tuh) with 71 percen...

Michael McLaughlin

National Republicans Converge On NYC's Mayoral Race | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 09.30.2013 | New York

NEW YORK -- A little-known group of powerful Republican activists and donors with experience in campaigns across the country have coalesced in an atte...

Obama Gives Endorsement In Major Mayoral Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 09.23.2013 | Politics

President Barack Obama endorsed Democratic candidate Bill de Blasio in the race for New York City mayor. De Blasio tweeted he was "humbled and prou...

Bloomberg Issues Big Warning

AP | JONATHAN LEMIRE | Posted 11.18.2013 | Politics

NEW YORK — Thousands of people with criminal records could illegally purchase guns on just one classified ad website, according to an investigat...