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Teachers, parents and students increasingly oppose mayoral control Updated

🕔11:57, 9.Dec 2010

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)

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At Witt’s End Updated

🕔11:13, 9.Dec 2010

New York City WikiLeaks I’d like to see… If  Julian Assange ever gets out of jail, I would be the first journalist to invite him to work some magic on the Big Apple. Assange is the founder of WikiLeaks, which

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At Witt’s End: Two Moguls Talk Turkey About Diversity and Education Updated

🕔11:05, 30.Nov 2010

By Stephen Witt Mike Bloomberg and Rupert Murdoch would make great street hustlers.   Especially with the three-card monte game these two media moguls are playing with the Department of Education’s chancellor job. The old “watch the green pea” trick comes

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The Corporate Takeover: The trend for appointing CEOs to top jobs is symptomatic of a declining commitment to public education and social justice

🕔10:45, 30.Nov 2010

By Paul Thomas (The Guardian) The top positions in state education across the US – for example, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, recent chancellors Joel Klein (New York) and Michelle Rhee (Washington, DC), and incoming Chancellor Cathleen P Black (New

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Panel Denies Waiver for Bloomberg Chancellor Appointee Updated

🕔09:18, 30.Nov 2010

The eight-member panel appointed by State Education Commissioner David Steiner voted against recommending a waiver for Cathie Black, Mayor Bloomberg’s preferred replacement for Chancellor Joel Klein. Four voted against the waiver, two voted in favor, and two voted “not at

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