From school performance to charters to standardized test results, catch up on some of the most important issues facing the education system.
An audit of the city’s Department of Education revealed gross waste and misuse of funds, including millions of dollars spent on apparent junkets. Read More.
Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza has made some bold statements about bringing racial and social justice to New York City’s schools. Read More.
Where his predecessor, Michael Bloomberg, sought to shut down failing schools, Mayor de Blasio pledged to direct more money to them. Read More.
Mayor de Blasio and his schools chief, Richard Carranza, are standing by their commitment to achieve racial parity in education by integrating classrooms. Read More.
In 2014, Mayor de Blasio proposed a three-year program to turn around a portion of New York’s failing schools. Read More.
The standardized state test results for New York City’s third- and eighth-graders send a mixed message regarding city public schools. Read More.
A NYC Department of Education report’s focus on race as the key problem facing District 15 avoids the real issue: the DOE’s failure to educate all its students. Read More.
Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza opposes the selective admissions screening in place at 80 other high schools, which admit the brightest and most talented kids. Read More.
De Blasio' s latest gesture of largesse to United Federation of Teachers was to give every member six weeks of paid parental leave, at full pay. Read More.
The facts you need to know about the issues that matter most in New York.