2014

2013

Daily News, December 31, 2013
Farina knows how to fix schools — not just close them

The Wall Street Journal, December 31, 2013
New Schools Chancellor Feared Mediocrity, Pushed High Standards for All

NY Daily News, December 4, 2013
Mayoral Campaign Operatives Dissect What Went Right And What Went Wrong

NY1, December 4, 2013
Consultants In City Elections Spill Secrets

The Chief, December 2, 2013
Educating de Blasio: Say Literacy, Common Core Are Keys to Success

Huffington Post, November 27, 2013
The Education Funders' Polite Post-Mortem on Mayor Bloomberg's School Reforms

The Epoch Times, November 20, 2013
Specialists Tell de Blasio: Focus on Homelessness

The Wall Street Journal, November 19, 2013
Anti-Truancy Efforts Notch High Marks

NY1, November 12, 2013
De Blasio's Plans For City Schools Go Well Beyond Universal Pre-K

The Washington Post, October 18, 2013
O'Malley to speak at forum on progressive states and job creation

Capital, October 18, 2013
In New York, O'Malley boosts de Blasio and tweaks Cuomo

Capital, October 18, 2013
Martin O'Malley on fear of a millionairs' tax and the DREAM Act

Capital, October 18, 2013
Briefing: O'Malley in Cuomo's backyard, another bad sign for Silver

The Epoch Times, October 18, 2013
Governor Martin O'Malley Supports Bill de Blasio's Pre-K Plan

Daily News, September 30, 2013
Whiz kids in 8th grade get jump on tough high school physics courses

Daily News, September 27, 2013
Study finds New York's high schools aren't offering enough advanced courses to get students into college

Daily News, September 23, 2013
City plans to end guarantee for local high school slots

The New York Times, September 22, 2013
Investing in Early Childhood Now, for a Payoff Later

New York Post, September 15, 2013
How to survive elementary school

New York Post, September 15, 2013
How to survive middle school

New York Post, September 15, 2013
How to survive high school

Associated Press, September 11, 2013
Referendum on Bloomberg looms in NYC election

The New York Times, August 28, 2013
A View of What's Missing From the Classroom

The New Yorker, August 13, 2013
Bill de Blasio's Vision

MSNBC, August 12, 2013
New York's mayoral candidates praise 'stop-and-frisk' ruling

WFUV, August 9, 2013
Bloomberg's New York: Education for the Future?

Crain's, July 25, 2013
Businesses seen as key for city's black students

SchoolBook, June 10, 2013
FAQ on Regents Tests

Crain's, May 30, 2013
De Blasio pushes tax hike, subsidy cut

Capital, May 30, 2013
De Blasio presents his plan to save the city's middle class

City & State, May 30, 2013
De Blasio Lays Out Plan To Restore New York City's Middle Class

The Epoch Times, May 30, 2013
Prepare NYC Youth for Tech Jobs, Says de Blasio

The Wall Street Journal, May 30, 2013
'Two Cities' Theme Seized By Democrat

Capitol Confidential, May 30, 2013
De Blasio Presents Agenda for Those Without 'Caviar Pizza' and Edible Gold

City Limits, May 30, 2013
De Blasio, Thompson Economic Plans: Poverty vs. Inequality

The New York Times, May 3, 2013
The Get-Into-School Card

The New York Times, April 2, 2013
With Legacy on His Mind, Mayor Adds More Schools

The Republic, March 13, 2013
New online guide to NYC high schools offers info on class size, metal detectors

CBS New York, March 13, 2013
New School Launches Online Guide To New York City High Schools

New York Post, March 13, 2013
New family-friendly guide to New York City high schools goes online

The Epoch Times, March 12, 2013
A New Way to Look at High School Ratings

NY1, March 12, 2013
New Website Gives Detailed Statistics On City Public Schools

The New York Times, February 28, 2013
Born as a Tribute but Faltering, a Bronx School Nears Its End

Foc Business, February 20, 2013
FAFSA Tips for Low-Income Families

NY1, February 12, 2013 
Housing Authority Chairman Opens Up On His Agency's Failings After Sandy

The Epoch Times, January 16, 2013 
Quinn Outlines New York City Education Policy

Wall Street Journal, January 15, 2013 
In Speech, Quinn Spells Out Education Platform

SchoolBook, January 15, 2013 
Quinn Calls for Less Testing, More Community Input

NY1, January 15, 2013 
Quinn Proposes Changes To City's Education System

NY Daily News, January 15, 2013 
Chris Quinn Talks Education At New School

Crain's, January 15, 2013 
Quinn seeks to build on Bloomberg's education legacy

The New York Times, January 15, 2013 
Quinn Presents Vision for Improving New York City Schools

Politicker, January 15, 2013 
Christine Quinn Wants to Model NYC's School System on Zappos

Metro, January 15, 2013 
Christine Quinn's education speech proposes axing textbooks, extending school until 6 p.m.

Staten Island Live, January 15, 2013 
Speaker Christine Quinn talks school reform, calling for less emphasis on testing

Capital, January 15, 2013 
Tablets Instead of Textbooks, and other education ideas from Candidate Quinn

New York Post, January 15, 2013 
Quinn floats plan to replace textbooks with tablets

DNAinfo, January 15, 2013 
Christine Quinn Wants to Replace Textbooks with Tablets

2012

2011

NY Times, December 12, 2011 
"Out-of-School Time Program Faces Deep Cuts"

Epoch Times, December 12, 2011 
"After-School Programs Face Funding Cuts "

New York World , November 28, 2011
NYPD opens books on arrests in public schools

Huffington Post, November 17, 2011 
"These Kids Don't Have a Shot"

Daily News, November 1, 2011
Say big Bronx schools failing as Department of Ed steers best students towards its small schools

Daily News, October 27, 2011
Mayor's schools set students up for failure when it comes to college preparation, but more graduate

New York Times , October 19, 2011
Solidarity: 99% Elusive

Gotham Gazette, October 14, 2011
Gates' Agenda and Money Shape City Schools

The Epoch Times, September 30, 2011
Gov. Cuomo and the Media

Capital , September 28, 2011
A discussion of Cuomo's relationship with the press zeroes in on "Post" statehouse guy, Fred Dicker

Politico - Ben Smith , September 28, 2011
Cuomo's reign

Capitol Confidential, September 28, 2011
Watch New School's "Cuomo and the Media" panel

WNYC, September 23, 2011
More City Schools Get Low Marks

The New York Times, School Book, September 23, 2011
What to Make of School Progress Reports

Education Week , September 15, 2011
Large Number of K-3 Students Miss Weeks of School

Brooklyn Based , September 14, 2011
Inside the New Insideschools: A conversation with Pamela Wheaton

Wall Street Journal, September 9, 2011
Republicans look for upset in NY special election

WNET New York Public Media , September 1, 2011
Out of Foster Care —and into What?

New York Post, August 23, 2011 
How to get your top pick

City Hall News, August 12, 2011
Poorly Funded

City Limits, August 9, 2011
Concerns Persist Over Child Welfare Cases Involving Mental Health

Thirteen.org Metrofocus, July 27, 2011
The Burdensome Legacy of Child Services Chief John Mattingly

Gothamist, July 27, 2011
Children's Services Commissioner Mattingly Resigns

Thirteen.org Metrofocus, July 27, 2011
Op-Ed: Reflections on Mattingly's Tenure as Head of NYC's Child Services Agency

NY1, July 26, 2011
ACS Commissioner's Controversial Term Ends With Sudden Resignation

New York Daily News, July 26, 2011
ACS commissioner John Mattingly leaving post after seven years; presided during Nixzmary Brown death

NY1, July 21, 2011
Survey Finds Some City Teachers Do Not Trust Their Own Principals

The Wall Street Journal, June 28, 2011
Mayor Defends Record

The New York Times, June 16, 2011 
City Reduces Chronic Absenteeism in Public Schools

The New York Daily News, June 3, 2011
Brooklyn honor student among 8th-graders stuck in high school they didn't choose

The New York Times, Room for Debate, May 30, 2011
Testing Students to Grade Teachers

The Boston Globe, May 13, 2011 
The turnaround starts with attendance

New York Observer, May 6, 2011
Cuomo and the Media

The New York Times, May 6, 2011
Lost in the School Choice Maze

The Wall Street Journal, April 29, 2011
Parents Fret as Kids Seek 'Gifted' Status

GothamSchools, April 20, 2011
Study looks at what influences students' high school choices

Rise, April, 2011
Strong Advocates, Strong Families: Lessons from an initiative to strengthen parent advocates in New York City

The New York Times, City Room, April 14, 2011
Principal Cleared of Charges in Confrontation With Teacher

WNET THIRTEEN, State Room, April 11, 2011
The New York Education of Jason Helgerson

The Financial Times, April 8, 2011
Blow to Bloomberg as school chief exits

The New York Daily News, April 8, 2011
City Council members want ACS commissioner to step down in wake of homicide charge

WNYC, The Brian Lehrer Show, April 8, 2011
Open Phones: New NYC School Chancellor

The New York Times, Room for Debate, April 8, 2011
The Toughest Job Around: What Cathleen Black's brief tenure as New York's schools chancellor says about running the city's education department

City Hall News, April 7, 2011
At Medicaid Post-Mortem, State And City Officials Look Ahead

Bam! Radio Educators Channel, April 4, 2011 
Missing Students: A Bigger, Younger Problem Than We Think

The Associated Press, April 3, 2011
Child welfare workers second-guess stressful jobs

New York Daily News, March 31, 2011 
Why we shouldn't close failing schools: Vulnerable young men of color stand to lose

New York Daily News, March 31, 2011 
Nearly one third of students who aced specialized high school exam choose other schools

WNYC, The Brian Lehrer Show, March 25, 2011
Protecting Children

The New York Times, March 24, 2011
A.C.S. Caseworkers Dispirited Over Charges in Girl's Death

The Gotham Gazette, March 2011
Prosecutors Grapple with Marijuana Arrests

The Epoch Times, March 16, 2011
Helping Parents With Children in Foster Care

Covenant House Blog, February 7, 2011 
Worrying Trends for Foster Care Youth

NY1, "Inside City Hall," February 3, 2011 
Foster Care Discussion

The Riverdale Press, February 2, 2011
Will Clinton be next to face Dept. of Ed axe?

The New York Times, February 2, 2011
When a Tax Isn’t Really a Tax

Gotham Gazette, January 26, 2011
UFT President on School Closings

UFT.org January 26, 2011
UFT President Michael Mulgrew's speech at the Center for New York City Affairs

WBAI Evening News, January 11, 2011 
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The New York Times, January 1, 2011
More Play, Please, for Kindergartners, Parents Ask

2010

The New York Daily News December 27, 2010
City Officials Continue to Point Students Toward Doomed High Schools

PBS NewsHour, December 23, 2010 
In NYC, Small Schools Touted to Make a Big Difference in Education Reform

State Room, December 17, 2010
New York’s Shifting Demographics: What Does It Mean for City Politics?

The New York Times, December 12, 2010
Stress and the High School Student

Newsday.com, December 2, 2010
Guv race redux: Paladino aide says e-mails were too much to overcome

WNYC.org. December 2, 2010
A Look Back: Snapshots from the Political Insiders' Campaign Roundtable

Politico.com, December 2, 2010
Keeping Cuomo Out

WNYC.org, December 2, 2010
Courting Cuomo: How the AG Candidates Tried, and Failed, to Woo Andrew Cuomo

Crains Insider, December 2, 2010
How Rice helped Schneiderman win

NY1December 1, 2010
Campaign Secrets Revealed At Manhattan Roundtable

The New York Daily News, November 29, 2010
State Waiver Clears Cathie Black to Replace Joel Klein as Mayor Bloomberg's City Schools Chancellor

New York Daily News, November 28, 2010
Pols like City Councilman Charles Barron say they'll sue if Bloomberg pushes ahead with Cathie Black

The Wall Street Journal, November 27, 2010
NY study says punishment doesn't solve absenteeism

NBC New York , November 27, 2010
Punishing Parents Doesn't Solve NYC Absenteeism: Study

CBS New York , November 27, 2010
NY Study Says Punishment Doesn't Solve Absenteeism

New York Daily News, November 11, 2010
5 things: What should Cathie Black do when she becomes NYC's schools Chancellor?

The New York Times, Room for Debate, November 10, 2010
Tell Us Why Cathleen Black

DNAinfo, November 9, 2010
Schools Chancellor Joel Klein to be Replaced by Hearst Chairwoman Cathie Black

Education Week, October 14, 2010
Early Grades Become the New Front in Absenteeism Wars

NY1, September 30, 2010
Schools Get Report Cards from City Education Dept.

Charlotte Observer, September 10, 2010
Caution, honesty in education reform

The Wall Street Journal, September 1, 2010 
Middle School Fails Kids, Study Says

Gotham Gazette, August 2010
Bloomberg's Management Style Offers Some Surprises

The New York Times, City Room, July 28, 2010
Bloomberg Weilds His Wallet to Push His Agenda

New York Family, July 28, 2010 
Is It Really Easier To Get Into Harvard Than An NYC Nursery School?

The New York Times, Room for Debate, July 4, 2010
The Pitfalls in Identifying a Gifted Child

New York Nonprofit Press, June 30, 2010
If You're Not in Class

WNYC, The Show, June 30, 2010
Passing Grades

City Limits, June 29, 2010
Taking Attendance in Bloomberg Bid to Cut Truancy

NBC New York, June 29, 2010 
Bloomberg Doesn't Make Good on Diversity Staffing Promise

The New York Times, June 28, 2010 
Mayor Falls Short of Vow on Diversity

The Education Gadfly, June 24, 2010
The Education Gadfly Weekly

The Wall Street Journal, Metropolis, June 23, 2010 
Report: Small High Schools Boost Graduation Rates

NY1, June 22, 2010 
Smaller City Schools a Success, Report Finds

Curious2 Blog, June 18, 2010
Buried in the New School Report, the Start of an Answer

The New York Teacher, June 17, 2010
Report: DOE oversight system flawed

Gotham Schools, June 17, 2010
The Good Old Days

City Limits, June 17, 2010
Some Bad Schools Get Good Grades

WNYC, June 16, 2010
Raising Standards Means More Kids Could Fail State Tests

NY1, June 16, 2010
School Performance Report Card Failing, Study Finds

Gotham Schools, June 16, 2010
A tale of two Bronx schools: similar scores but different grades

The Wall Street Journal, Metropolis, June 16, 2010
Report: City's System of Grading Schools Flawed

The New York Times, City Room, June 16, 2010
Study Faults School Accountability System

Gotham Schools, June 16, 2010
Report: Empowerment helped; grading system "deeply flawed"

New York Daily News, May 8, 2010
Teachers union and community groups trying to get city schools $30 million 'present'

Gotham Schools, May 7, 2010
A grant to create community schools makes strange bedfellows

The New York Times, May 5, 2010 
With Debate on Openness, Mayor's Race Starts Early

The New York Times, April 27, 2010 
Lessons in Tough Love at a Court for Truants

The New York Times, April 26, 2010 
In Shake-Up, Principals May Get More Say Over What Is Taught

Gotham Schools, April 26, 2010 
Teaching division to disappear in latest DOE reshuffling

The Vancouver Sun, April 17, 2010
Vancouver mayor aims to take a bite out of the Big Apple's environmental strategy

New York Post, April 4, 2010 
Mayor Mike's 3rd term blues

The New York Times, March 30, 2010 
Another Exit From Bloomberg's Inner Circle

The New York Times, City Room, March 16, 2010 
Back to School, and Right Back on Vacation

City Hall News, March 1, 2010
City Should Close Schools When All Else Fails

NY1, NY1 Living, February 25, 2010
City Looks to Secure Unbanked NYers

Gotham Schools, January 28, 2010
City says bureaucracy reorganization will save $13 million

The Huffington Post, January 27, 2010
What If Our Schools Are Working?

The New York Times, January 25, 2010
Large High Schools in the City Are Taking Hard Falls

The New York Times City Room blog, January 18, 2010
Ask About New York's High Schools

New York Times, January 15, 2010 
Trusted Aides to Bloomberg Get Big Bonuses

New York Daily News, January 11, 2010 
Critics see a lose-lose situation with 15 city high schools on closure list

New York Times, January 6, 2010 
Council Speaker Tries to Move Out of Mayor's Shadow

Metro, January 4, 2010 
Advocate eyes expanded office

WNYC, The Brian Lehrer Show, January 4, 2010
New Year, New Politics