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