Teachers, parents and students increasingly oppose mayoral control

When he was elected in 2001, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg promised a new era of accountability and student achievement. Through direct mayoral control, Bloomberg sought to implement the core principals of the Federal No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act by restructuring the city’s schools on a massive scale. In New York City, NCLB […]Read More

Who will Rescue the Children?

How many times must we be inundated with the actions of political power brokers who we, the people – the majority – elect to office and then retreat into silence or the trivial preoccupation of competing with and degrading those who don’t agree with us. And while we are intensifying divisions, the power brokers are […]Read More