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Mayor Bill de Blasio today touted what he said were early indicators of success in his plans to turn around the city’s struggling schools—and announced a new superintendent to oversee the city’s lowest-performing classrooms. 908 more words
Students of all faiths in the country’s largest school system won’t have class on two important Muslim holidays starting next school year thanks to a nearly decade-long effort from New York City’s Islamic community. 56 more words
This is a photo of the Celebration of Eid al Adha in action. Happy Holiday. Are they going to tell the children how this Holiday is celebrated by Muslims all over the world, and soon to come to NY. 183 more words
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
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
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