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A Letter to Educators in Response to the St. Louis County Grand Jury Decision

Mark Otto | Posted 01.25.2015 | Education
Mark Otto

There is no script for what to do with our students in situations like these, but I do believe that more than anything else, they need to feel loved and cared for. I ask that, regardless of how you are feeling, we all work hard to maintain safe spaces in our school and show each of our students how much we love them and care for them and that we want to keep them safe.

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.

Joy Resmovits

NYC School Chancellor Pick Not Entirely A Departure From Bloomberg Years | Joy Resmovits | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York

NEW YORK -- Standing in front of 20 fidgety kids in a middle school gymnasium Monday, New York City Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio (D) announced what he c...

Bloomberg To Appeal Order To Release Correspondences With Cathie Black

Posted 12.07.2011 | New York

The Bloomberg administration is set to appeal an order from the State Supreme Court to release email correspondences between the Mayor and former Scho...

Bloomberg Warns Of Likely School Bus Driver Strike

Posted 11.18.2011 | New York

Mayor Bloomberg called for an emergency press conference on Friday to address a possible immediate strike by the city's school bus drivers over a disa...

Ex-Chancellor Crashes Car After Boozy Hamptons Party [POLL]

Posted 09.20.2011 | Education

Former New York City Schools Chancellor Cathie Black struggled to leave a "boozy Bastille Day bash" Saturday, crashing her SUV into a tree upon her de...

Joel Klein: Cathie Black Was The 'Wrong Person For The Job' | By Rachel Monahan | Posted 06.13.2011 | New York

Failed city schools chancellor Cathie Black was "the wrong person" for the job, her predecessor, Joel Klein, said Tuesday. Speaking to Bloomberg N...

The New NYC Schools Chancellor Learned All He Needs to Know (to Fix the Schools) in Kindergarten

Michele Somerville | Posted 06.11.2011 | Education
Michele Somerville

If the mayor permits Dennis Walcott to put to good use lessons he learned teaching kindergarten and as a black student in NYC schools, Walcott could wind up deserving an "A" in the class Cathie Black flunked.

Local Politicians React To Cathie Black's Resignation

Prospect Heights, NY Patch | Amy Sara Clark | Email the Author | 5:08pm | Posted 06.07.2011 | New York

Area pols reacted swiftly today to the abrupt replacement of the disastrously unpopular Schools Chancellor Cathie Black, with Assemblyman Hakeem Jeff...

Joy Resmovits

Dennis Walcott: New NYC Schools Chancellor Greeted With Applause | Joy Resmovits | Posted 06.07.2011 | New York

NEW YORK -- From the cheering and excitement swirling around Tweed Courthouse this afternoon, one thing was clear -- Dennis Walcott has something Cath...

Meet Cathie Black's Replacement | Posted 06.07.2011 | New York

CITY HALL -- With his decades of work in the New York City public school system, incoming city schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott could not be more dif...

Joel Klein's Hidden Legacy

John Merrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John Merrow

In terms of his impact on schools and school systems, Joel Klein is the most important educator that most of America has never heard of.

The Real Problem With Cathie Black

Steve Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Steve Nelson

No one can deny that arts and educational organizations are complex and need good management. But leaders should embody the essence of the mission with passion, courage and creativity.

Bill De Blasio And Deborah Kenny Square Off On Cathie Black Debate (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

Voices on all sides of the debate continue to spar over Mayor Michael Bloomberg's appointment of Cathie Black to replace Joel Klein as New York City s...

What Is Joel Klein's Legacy?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

After serving eight years as New York City schools chancellor, Joel Klein announced his resignation from the post Tuesday. According to a statement m...