Sam Anderson

  • Film

    October 10, 2012
  • Blogs

    May 1, 2012

    May Day Student March in Brooklyn Targets Bloomberg and School Closure Policy

    Students frustrated with the city's plan to shut down their high school walked out of class today and marched two-and-a-half miles in support of Occupy Wall Street's May Day. Separate from the chaotic protests in Manhattan -- which, as expected, are getting a lot of attention for their arrests an ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 8, 2011

    Top 10 Quotes About Cathie Black's Departure

    It's been a pretty eventful 24 hours on the education beat in New York City. Given how unpopular Cathie Black was before she even started as Chancellor, there was far less glee at her ouster than we were expecting. Many of her critics may be experiencing schadenfreude privately, but they weren't e ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 28, 2009

    John Updike, Continued

    Many complicated tributes to John Updike today. This was a writer with an ambivalent reputation among people of a certain age (and an impossibly glowing one with people of another). But facile opinions tend to fall away at moments like these. The New Yorker's Book Bench has gathered together a slate ... More >>

  • News

    September 27, 2005

    Test Pattern

    Going inside the school system numbers that some parents want to get beyond

  • News

    April 26, 2005

    Juvenile Injustices

    Court change means some kids have less than a snowball's chance of staying out of hell

  • News

    April 1, 2003

    Demonstrators Regroup, Plan MLK Day Actions

    Activists Focus on the Mounting Costs of War

  • News

    December 25, 2001
  • News

    October 19, 1999

    Khallid Who?

    Young Black Activists Are on the Move— And on Their Own