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 05, 2001
New York, NY —In their first debate before the Democratic Party runoff, Public Advocate candidates Betsy Gautbaum and Norman Seigel expressed radically different views on the job.