The City Council urged Mayor Bloomberg to postpone the negotiations of school bus driver contracts yesterday in a letter that called for "restoring much needed normalcy to the thousands of students and families affected by the strike." The stakes get higher for workers today as health insurance for ... More >>
By the time parents got their turn to testify at yesterday's City Council hearing on the city's problematic school bus service, lead officials from the Department of Education, such as Deputy Chancellor of Operations Kathleen Grimm, were long gone.
"I'm just so disappointed that the [DOE] and the ... More >>
Members of the City Council grilled officials from the Department of Education for nearly three hours this morning about its failure to secure tens of millions of dollars in Medicaid revenue owed to the city.
The joint hearing of the council's finance and education committees today was sparked by r ... More >>
Kim DePrima, a special education teacher, was convicted of manslaughter when her pit bulls killed a 90-year-old neighbor. Later, she was arrested again when she hung out with an ex-con while he shot at her ex-boyfriend's house. (A full 9mm round was found in DePrima's car.) She was fined thre ... More >>