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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

Parents and Teachers Express Outrage at Mayor's Choice of Chancellor

Former Hearst Executive Cathie Black, Mayor Bloomberg’s selection as chancellor to run the 1.1 million children New York City school system, has begun her tenure despite the outrage expressed by parents and educators of the process and her lack of any experience or even any obvious prior interest in public education. What’s been called a […]Read More