Beth Fertig

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2010

    School Funding Grossly Unfair in NY — Even Jersey is Better

    It's not exactly news that kids in poor school districts get screwed in New York state, but a new study quantifies exactly how. A report from Rutgers University and the Education Law Center in New Jersey has found that, when it comes to equitably distributing money and other resources to rich and p ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 15, 2010

    Rubber Rooms Get Bounced: Mayor To Announce End of Teacher Gulags

    ​Finally! The Post is reporting this morning that Mayor Bloomberg and the city's teacher union will announce today a plan to close the much-derided "rubber rooms" where teachers awaiting disciplinarian hearings are forced to sit and rot (while taxpayers pay their salaries). Just this morning, ... More >>

  • News

    August 17, 1999

    Ask, Don't Tell

    Giuliani's suppressed report on homeless youth