Thursday, December 04, 2014
By Annmarie Fertoli : Associate Producer at WNYC
Wednesday, November 26, 2014
By Fred Mogul : Reporter, WNYC News
Wednesday, January 01, 2014
By Julianne Welby : Senior Editor, WNYC News
Bill de Blasio took the oath of office administered by former President Bill Clinton on Wednesday, formally becoming the 109th mayor of New York City while pledging to pursue a sweeping liberal agenda.
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Early Wednesday, Mayor-Elect Bill de Blasio met with outgoing Mayor Michael Bloomberg, mainly for a photo-op. But then he shifted gears, naming the first four members of his transition team. What's next for the de Blasio team? And what's going on in this photo?
To listen to Host Amy Eddings' full conversation with City Hall and Politics Reporter Brigid Bergin, click on the audio player.
Monday, March 05, 2012
By Theodoric Meyer : ProPublica
Parents, City Council members and Bill de Blasio, the city’s public advocate, gathered in front of City Hall on Monday to protest proposed cuts to child care and after-school programs. One parent said, “I can’t be there when that bell rings at 2:45.”
Wednesday, February 08, 2012
After three exhaustive weeks of public hearings and protests, the Department of Education has reversed course on two of the 25 schools it had proposed to close or shrink. Wadleigh Secondary School for the Performing and Visual Arts in Harlem, will retain its middle grades. Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy VII in Clinton Hill, Brooklyn, will be spared from closing. The vote on the closings is Thursday.
Friday, October 14, 2011
It is a day of audits and reports from two elected officials who have been critical of Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg’s education policies, and are both considering a run for mayor: Public Advocate Bill de Blasio and Comptroller John C. Liu.
Tuesday, October 19, 2010
By Beth Fertig
The New York State Board of Regents approved a waiver so school districts don't have to provide extra instruction for thousands of students who failed their annual math and English exams.
Monday, October 18, 2010
New York schools won't have to offer remediation to tens of thousands of students who failed state exams this year.
Monday, August 31, 2009