This week I spoke with Larry Hanley, international president of the Amalgamated Transit Union on the city's first school bus strike since 1979.
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At an all-day meeting featuring panel discussions and break-out sessions, a group of parents, students, teachers and other educators met to propose an alternative to Mayoral control of the New York City public school system.
By picking Brizard without any consultation or input from the school community, Mayor-elect Emanuel has somehow managed to mire himself, his new school board, and the city in a major scandal.
Need some good reasons to end mayoral control? I've got two for you -- Bloomberg and Daley.
The Chicago schools CEO is running full speed towards the exit door. He's even nudging his boss Mayor Daley out of the way so he can be first out of Dodge.
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) -- New York's Senate has approved continued mayoral control of New York City schools and created an oversight committee with subpoe...
Unfortunately almost a million school children are being held hostage to the game of political chicken that is being played out in the state Senate.
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