Tag Archives: snow day

February 13, 2014

February 5, 2014

between the lines

What snow day policy tells us about the de Blasio administration’s educational philosophy

Asked why the city had decided to keep schools open today while also warning against unnecessary travel, Mayor Bill de Blasio and Chancellor Carmen Fariña offered a vision of schools as tools for social welfare. They also said that parents, whom they have said they want to involve heavily in the school system, should be free to decide whether to send their children to school on snowy days.

January 22, 2014

January 27, 2011

January 12, 2011

March 2, 2009