New York resolutions
HLA is a new kind of charter school
Geoffrey Canada's charter-based educational organization, Harlem Children's Zone, has won awards from just about everyone, including fawning portrayals on 60 Minutes, and in the recent documentary, "Waiting for Superman." All of those plaudits have generated large donations to Canda's network of sch ... More >>
After the "Race to the Top" results caused so much buzz this summer and the release of Waiting for Superman seems to have parents fuming this fall, NBC news has been the latest outlet to get on the education bandwagon, with its sprawling "Education Nation" mutli-platform line-up. NBC has already ... More >>
Union intransigence hits a low point
The mayor and his schools chancellor make their stand at the schoolhouse door
Is Mayor Mugabe an outrageous comparison?
When Mayor Bloomberg's Commission on Economic Opportunities—given this administration, the unfortunate C.E.O. acronym is probably intentional—issued its final report on reducing poverty in the five boroughs last week, expectations weren't exactly off the charts. Disgruntled members of the 38 ... More >>