Carnegie Corporation

  • Blogs

    April 30, 2013

    Parents Grill Department of Education Over Private Student Data Cloud

    "I know that you're just a messenger, so I want to make sure you deliver this message properly to your supervisors," parent and City Council candidate Jelani Mashariki told the Department of Education's deputy chief academic officer Adina Lopatin at a Borough Hall town hall packed with families Mond ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 22, 2013

    Who is Stockpiling and Sharing Private Information About New York Students?

    Most New York City public school parents don't know that their child's personal information will be available to third-party companies through a new data-sharing initiative.   Parents and advocates opposed to the new initiative believe it will put sensitive student information at risk and allow com ... More >>

  • News

    January 5, 2010

    Bloomberg and Thompson: The (Really) Odd Couple

    Now it can be told: The surprising ties between the billionaire mayor and the poor slob who ran against him

  • Blogs

    December 19, 2008

    Barrett: Joel Klein Overstates Caroline Kennedy's Role

    [Joel, Mike, and Caroline]It's certainly unusual that the rationale for a U.S. Senate campaign would be based on the leading candidate's 22-month volunteer tenure at the city's Department of Education, but when that's all Caroline Kennedy and her champion, Mike Bloomberg, have to work with, so be it ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 18, 2008

    Wayne Barrett: Why Bloomie is Campaigning for Caroline Kennedy

    Joel, Mike and CarolineIt would be an oversimplification to say that Mike Bloomberg is the main man behind the Caroline Kennedy tsunami that's hit in the last two days. There are others behind the wave of support, as well. Some, for example, say that Rahm Emanuel has such a need to fill senate seats ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2008

    Richie Rich Saves The World! Bloomberg at ServiceNation Summit

    Michael Bloomberg spoke at Day 2, otherwise known as Who Cares Day, of the ServiceNation Summit at which Obama and McCain spoke last night. Like his predecessors, Bloomberg didn't say much of anything, but the vaporous, goo-goo nature of the event spurred him to greater-than-usual levels of rich-guy ... More >>

  • News

    September 12, 2006

    Can Bill Gates Rescue Evelyn Cabrera?

    The journey of one high school senior through the small-school experiment of America's most generous philanthropist

  • Books

    May 16, 2006

    Chain Reaction

    Do bookstores have a future?

  • Blogs

    November 22, 2005

    9-11 Probers Leave Questions Behind

    The private watchdog group formed by the former members of the 9-11 Commission is closing up shop. The announcement of its last media event—a December 5 briefing where the 9-11 Discourse Project "will issue its final assessment of progress on all 9/11 Commission recommendations"—came today ... More >>

  • News

    January 15, 2002

    Faded Rage

    As a Divided Community Begins to Forget, a Court Reopens Old Wounds in Crown Heights

  • Art

    August 1, 2000

    Premature Evacuation

    Why Did Gordon Gee Abandon Brown?