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We Must Relentlessly Fight For Education Reform

Jean-Claude Brizard | Posted 07.28.2014 | Impact
Jean-Claude Brizard

Over my 28 years living inside urban school systems, I have come to understand and believe that there are two things that we must do and/or keep in mind: respect the complexity of this challenge and relentlessly execute against clear goals.

The Hole Truth

Jerry Zezima | Posted 06.22.2014 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

I am not a Rhodes Scholar because I have holes in my head, but I recently became a roads scholar because I learned how to patch holes in a road despite being suspended after only 10 minutes on the job.

Interview With PEN Award Winner, Steve Dalachinsky

Lisa Chau | Posted 09.05.2013 | Books
Lisa Chau

PEN Award Winner, Steve Dalachinsky's revised and expanded book of poems, A Superintendent's Eyes arrived in bookstores on July 3rd.

Through Arthur Kaye's Camera Lens

Lisa Chau | Posted 08.28.2013 | Arts
Lisa Chau

In Kaye's most recent project, he collaborated with Unbearable Books to produce photographs for PEN Award Winner, Steve Dalachinsky's revised and expanded book of poems, A Superintendent's Eyes.

Power to the Schools

Robert E. Slavin | Posted 06.03.2013 | Impact
Robert E. Slavin

Large urban districts face huge challenges in terms of funding, urban pathologies, and the indifference of people who do not live in them. However, there is a structural problem that inhibits their progress, I believe.

Pittsburgh Schools Superintendent Turns Down $20,000 Pay Raise

Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Eleanor Chute | Posted 12.25.2012 | Education

Pittsburgh Public Schools Superintendent Linda Lane tonight turned down a pay raise again. For calendar 2012, Ms. Lane was awarded a $15,000 pay incr...

Ousted Schools Chief Denied Unemployment After $900,000 Buyout

AP | Posted 02.02.2012 | Education

PHILADELPHIA -- The state has denied the unemployment claim filed by the ousted former head of Philadelphia's public school system after she received ...

Catherine New

White Glove Indicator: Doorman Bonuses Mirror Brightening Economy

HuffingtonPost.com | Catherine New | Posted 12.23.2011 | Business

NEW YORK, N.Y. -- If holiday tipping is one indicator of where the economy is headed, then the doormen of Greenwich Village have good news: Tips are u...

Atlanta Schools Extends Contract for Interim Chief Amid Scandal

AP | DORIE TURNER | Posted 09.06.2011 | Education

ATLANTA — The Atlanta school board is delaying its search for a new leader. The board voted Thursday to extend the contract of interim Superint...

Astoria Characters: The Super-Human Handyman

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Sead Cerovic, aka Cera the Bull, is a big guy. His 6-foot-2 frame stands on 240 pounds of monumental muscle.