State Assembly Passes Three-Year Mayoral Control Extension

Late Tuesday evening, the New York State Assembly passed a three-year extension of mayoral control for New York City. In response, Mayor Bill de Blasio said, “With today’s passage of a three-year extension of mayoral control, the Assembly has validated […]

by · May 18, 2016 · Education, Education News, News
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Klein, Dinowitz, IDC Secure $2 Million Diversity Fund for City Specialized High Schools

Proposal receives wave of support from diversity initiatives, alumni groups   Albany, NY – State Senator Jeff Klein (D-Bronx/Westchester), State Senator Tony Avella (D-Queens), Assemblyman Jeff Dinowitz (D-Bronx) and Assemblyman Walter T. Mosley (D-Brooklyn) announced that the Independent Democratic Conference […]

by · April 12, 2016 · Education, Government
Dr. Betty Rosa, Chancellor-elect of the NYS Bd of Regents.

Former Bronx Superintendent Dr. Betty Rosa Elected Chancellor, NYS Board of Regents

Former Bronx superintendent, Dr. Betty Rosa was elected as Chancellor of the Board of Regents yesterday. Andrew Brown was elected Vice Chancellor of the Board of Regents.   In a statement, Speaker Carl E. Heastie said that the two regents […]

Op-Ed: DOE’s Special Ed Blunder

Op-Ed: DOE’s Special Ed Blunder

DOE’s Special Ed Blunder By Letitia James   Michael is a six-year old Autistic boy living in the Bronx with his mother Modisha. As a student with disabilities in New York City, Michael is supposed to have access to therapists […]