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chalkbeat explains

Chalkbeat Explains

Transition at Tweed

On Jan. 1, 2014, veteran educator Carmen Fariña came out of retirement to become New York City’s schools chancellor under Bill de Blasio, the city’s new mayor. She took over from Dennis Walcott, the final chancellor of the Bloomberg administration. How Fariña rules the schools will determine their future.

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