Day: July 27, 2012

Top Stories

Elections Matter: Candidates Submit Petitions for Fall Elections

By Mary Alice Miller Petitioning season is officially over. Pending a variety of general and specific challenges which will play out in court, voters now have a general idea of who is running in each district. Because of redistricting, voters may not be represented by their favorite elected official, especially in state senate districts. It […]readmore

City Politics

City public school kids don’t keep up with state in

IBO study shows mixed results in Bloomberg’s effort to reform schools  By Nico Simino As recent results from statewide math and English test scores show an overall improvement in grades 3-8 for the second year in a row, an independent report by the city’s Independent Budget Office (IBO) shows that the majority of students had […]readmore