The New York Times, November 28, 2008
For Seperated Families, City Never Seemed Bigger

The New York Teacher, November 20, 2008
UFT: Chronic absenteeism must be addressed

Staten Island Advance, October 27, 2008
1 in 5 kids skip school here

New York Daily News, October 27, 2008 
Absent on truants

The New York Times, October 20, 2008
Report Details Chronic Absenteeism in City Schools

Financial Times, October 8, 2008
Bloomberg fights to stay on

The New York Times, September 23, 2008
New York City Wants Cuts by Agencies Across Board

The Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, August 2008 
Letter From The President Of The New York County Lawyers' Association (pdf)

New York Daily News, July 9, 2008
Parents need some help, too

The New York Times, City Room, July 9, 2008
Fewer Children in Foster Care, but They Stay Longer

WNYC, July 9, 2008
Number of NYC Foster Children Living in Congregate Care Declining

Gotham Gazette, The Wonkster, June 13, 2008
Megaprojects and the Economic Downturn

ABC 7, Eyewitness News, June 9, 2008
Boy's death raises red flags (video)

The New York Times, June 8, 2008
As Teenagers Leave Group Homes, a Challenge Placing Those Who Remain

Crain's New York Business, May 10, 2008
The right response to economic fear 

Metro, May 1, 2008 
Moynihan Station is a priority, panel says

New York Daily News, March 27, 2008 
One crisis city can't afford

The Huffington Post, March 19, 2008
On Reform and Mayoral Control of New York City's Public Schools

New York Daily News, March 7, 2008
Heated debate at New School discussion of city schools control

Gotham Gazette, The Wonkster, March 6, 2008
School Control: To Tweak or Not to Tweak?

The New York Times, City Room, February 27, 2008
Spitzer Has Options for Turning Things Around

New York Daily News, February 27, 2008
A Pro-Spitzer (And Anti-Bruno/Dicker) Voice In The Wilderness

The New York Observer, February 27, 2008
At the New School, Special-Election Theories and Spitzer Memories

The New York Observer, February 27, 2008
Arzt on Spitzer on Silver

WNYC, January 11, 2008
Busy Courts Mean Backup in Foster Care

The New York Times, City Room, January 10, 2008
Child Welfare Cases Overwhelm Family Court, Report Finds

New York Daily News, January 10, 2008
Nixmary Brown case fallout ups time kids spend in foster care time

WNYC, January 24, 2008
Retired Cops Now Swell Ranks of Child Welfare System