Beth Fertig is the contributing editor for education, covering the New York City public school system for WNYC on air and online at SchoolBook.org. She has covered education in the city for more than 15 years. Beth is the author of Why cant u teach me 2 read? Three Students and a Mayor Put Our Schools to the Test (FSG Books) which grew out of a radio series on the low graduation rate for special education students. Follow her @bethfertig.
Friday, October 12, 2001
New York, NY —The electorate sharply divided by race, according to an exit poll by Addison (sp?) Media Research. More than three-quarters of Mr. Ferrera's voters where black and latino, while Mr. Green's where overwhelmingly white. The Democrat now faces Republican Michael Bloomberg in the November General election. WNYC's Political Reporter, Beth Fertig joins Mark Hilan.