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August 2, 2018
New York City just released survey results for every school. See how yours stacks up.
More than 1 million people completed the 2018 survey — the third year in a row the city notched a seven-figure response.
June 6, 2018
Three lessons Newark’s new schools chief can learn from New York City’s retired chancellor
Roger León will soon take over a district still reeling from past changes. Former NYC schools chief Carmen Fariña knows what that's like.
June 1, 2018
What the F? Here are the surprising ways failing grades helped New York City schools
The results provide new evidence that the now defunct A–F grading scale sparked improvements at underperforming schools.
a new era
May 4, 2018
A month into the job, it’s clear Chancellor Carranza isn’t Carmen Fariña version 2.0
Carranza has shown he isn’t afraid to elevate problems that his predecessor rarely addressed publicly.
April 13, 2018
Richard Carranza wants you to know he isn’t afraid to take a hard look at New York City’s school system
"I’m not going to be so busy keeping my job that I’m not going to do my job."
April 3, 2018
Chancellor Carranza’s opening statement to New York City educators: I’m one of you
Carranza’s brief remarks showed an eagerness to maintain consistency with his predecessor, Carmen Fariña.
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April 2, 2018
Five first days of school: How Richard Carranza’s start as chancellor compares to his predecessors’
Carranza's first day is shaping up to be very different from those of the most recent chancellors he succeeds. Here's what they did on day one.
All together now
March 26, 2018
Inside the ‘passion project’ Carmen Fariña can’t quit: helping New York City schools share space better
Retiring schools chancellor Carmen Fariña is taking a volunteer role helping school leaders collaborate better on shared campuses.
March 9, 2018
School safety, funding, segregation, and more: Here are 7 issues Carranza will face in New York City
When Carranza takes the reins from Fariña, he will oversee a system that is five times larger than Houston's and arguably the country’s most complex.
March 6, 2018
With her successor set, veteran schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña has mixed feelings about stepping down
Richard Carranza, the incoming schools chief, will share the education department with Fariña as he finds his own footing.
March 1, 2018
In stunning rebuke, oversight board rejects two of de Blasio’s school closure plans
An oversight board rejected two of the de Blasio administration’s proposed school closures and voted to postpone a third after an emotional hearing…
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Updated February 28, 2018
New York City’s next schools chief: Alberto Carvalho, Miami’s longtime superintendent
Carvalho has served as the superintendent in Miami since 2008.
February 27, 2018
Advocates: Four traits we want in NYC’s next schools chief — and four candidates we don’t want
A pair of New York City advocates tell what they're looking for in the next chancellor and name four "education reformers" they don't want to get the job.
February 15, 2018
After deadly school shooting in Florida, NYC schools chief calls for classroom discussions about the ‘unthinkable’ tragedy
The assault weapon that was used to kill 17 people in a Florida school shooting is banned in New York.
January 23, 2018
Mayor de Blasio’s schools-chief search is shrouded in secrecy — but it doesn’t have to be
New York City's mayor could learn a lesson from school districts that conduct public superintendent searches.
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