"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 >>
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 >>
Now it can be told: The surprising ties between the billionaire mayor and the poor slob who ran against him
[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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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The private watchdog group formed by the former members of the 9-11 Commission is closing up shop. The announcement of its last media eventa 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 >>
As a Divided Community Begins to Forget, a Court Reopens Old Wounds in Crown Heights
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