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NYC Schools Chancellor Slams Democratic Mayoral Candidates

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 05.20.2013 | New York

New York City Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott criticized democratic mayoral candidates Saturday, telling a crowd of educators and school administrat...

Bloomberg's New Schools Not Up To Par For City Students

Posted 07.23.2012 | Education

The Mike Bloomberg administration’s longstanding practice of shutting down failing schools and replacing them with new schools has failed to improve...

Putting New York's School Reform in Perspective

Marc Epstein | Posted 09.14.2012 | Education
Marc Epstein

This treacherous assault on a vital public institution is little more than what Joseph Conrad described as, "Personal impulses disguised as creeds." You have the sense that the teacher may go the way of the Dodo bird.

What the Bloomberg Administration Seems to Forget

Gail Robinson | Posted 05.01.2012 | New York
Gail Robinson

As they have sought to remake the nation's largest public school system, New York City officials have portrayed their efforts as a civil rights struggle. But despite such rhetoric, the city has created an obstacle course for its students.

Bloomberg: Cut Teachers By Half, Double The Pay

Posted 02.01.2012 | Education

In remarks Thursday that have since sparked some controversy, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg tackled school improvement -- through a suggestion...