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NYC Schools Chancellor Getting Rid Of School 'Support Networks'

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP)Chancellor Carmen Farina is reorganizing the management structure for New York City’s 1.1 million-pupil public school system.

Farina announced Thursday that she’ll do away with a system of 55 school “support networks” put in place by former Mayor Michael Bloomberg. 172 more words

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Reason: Video: Catherine Manu-Ward Interviewing Campbell Brown on Education Reform

I agree with Campbell Brown that pubic teacher tenure is wrong, needs to go out of style and disappear like disco and acid wash jeans. 247 more words

Opinion

Will de Blasio Turn Back the Clock in New York City's Schools?

Mayor Bloomberg and Chancellor Joel Klein  brought significant and sustained improvement to New York City schools. Unfortunately, their successors, supported/motivated by teacher union opposition, have since threatened to undo those improvements. 547 more words

New iPad Use by New York City Teachers Halted

The New York City Schools Active Sync, its wireless network, was no longer to support new teacher users of Android and Apple tablets effective November 10, 2014 after spending 1.3 million to purchase 2000 iPads for classroom use in January. 13 more words

IPads

Can Principal Turnaround Bronx New York Public School from Closing?

In a recent article, principal of DeWitt Clinton High School Santiago Taveras, plans to save the Bronx New York public school from closing. Under the… 1,008 more words

Leadership