As a new mayor moves to rein in charter schools, a Bushwick administrator navigates an unclear future
Barring a massive surge of readership between now and Thursday night (and with Michael Musto half-naked on this week's cover, anything is possible), we can safely say that the following stories generated the most interest from our readers this year. (And watch out for #3 -- it's definitely Not Safe ... More >>
That's how a handful of dead-end high-schoolers ended up giving the city a big black eye.
The city agreed this weekend to pay a $250,000 settlement to 32 youngsters from Bushwick who, back in 2007, were rounded up and arrested while walking to a friend's funeral in broad daylight. The young people -- all Black and Hispanic, ranging from ages 13 to early twenties -- were walking peacefu ... More >>