A four-year extension of mayoral control of city schools seems out of the picture for Mayor Eric Adams as he makes his pitch to Albany lawmakers.
City officials warned that the PEP’s failure to approve the funding formula could delay funding to schools.
The Eagle Academy founder is considered to be at the top of New York City Mayor-elect Eric Adams’ list for schools chancellor or another key role in the new administration.
Voting is underway for New York City’s 36 parent-led Community Education Councils, and for the first time, all parents of children in education department-run schools can cast a ballot in the elections.
Meisha Ross Porter will become the first Black woman to lead the nation’s largest school system.
At issue are schools in the “Affinity” network, which include schools that exclusively serve new immigrants, deploy alternate assessments in lieu of state exit exams, or have a career focus.
Cheryl Watson-Harris is ‘pursuing other opportunities,’ said an NYC education department spokesperson.
The Special Commissioner for Investigations for NYC schools is probing the education department’s bid to squelch coronavirus infection information in the chaotic days.
The conflicting comments from city and state leaders will likely stoke confusion in the nation’s largest school system.
As a result of the city probe into Hay’s hiring, Special Commissioner of Investigation Anastasia Coleman is recommending five policy changes to vetting job candidates.
Testifying before state lawmakers, Chancellor Richard Carranza was peppered with questions about special education, school safety, and integration efforts.
Fort Greene’s Academy of Arts & Letters is set to move in with P.S. 305 in Bedford-Stuyvesant.
New York City’s graduation rate inched up as the percentage of students who earned diplomas reached 77.3%, according to state data released Thursday.
David Hay, the deputy chief of staff to schools Chancellor Richard Carranza, was arrested Sunday on charges of using a computer to facilitate a child sex crime
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