In his State of the City Mayor Bloomberg proposed a merit pay boost for highly effective teachers and announced that the city could eliminate up to half of the teachers at 33 struggling schools.
City educators and advocates share their predictions -- and their hopes -- for what makes it into Bloomberg's State of the City address.
As 2011 ends and 2012 begins, MetroFocus looks back on what we've bid adieu to and what's coming our way in the new year.
A majority of New York City Democrats would vote against a mayoral candidate who opposed paid sick leave and a living wage, according to a new survey to be released today. City Hall News reports.
NYC ARTS spoke with a leader of New York City's Redhawk Native American Council about Native Americans' complicated relationship to Thanksgiving.
Who profits from public education? Occupy Wall Street should head uptown to the McGraw-Hill Building, where standardized tests are created.VIDEO
Students make up a large contingent of the Occupy Wall Street encampments in New York and it's not because they're schooled in democratic theory, it's a simple bread and butter issue: the student protesters say rising tuition costs and ballooning student debt are what drove them to the streets.
Where and how to educate your child is one of the most significant decisions you’ll ever make on your child’s behalf. Here's what you need to look for when you tour a new school.
An Occupy Wall Street participant shares his thoughts on the movement.