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Leonie Haimson

Schoolbook

What We Told the State Education Commissioner

Monday, March 12, 2012

What would you say if you unexpectedly ran into the state education commissioner? Two activist parents raised big issues with John B. King Jr. during a brief encounter recently in a cafeteria in Albany.

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Schoolbook

Another Player Enters New York's Advocacy Arena

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

New York's education debate just gained another player, with the arrival of the New York Campaign for Achievement Now. The group wants to make it easier for parents to turn failing schools into charters, but it has been criticized by groups who say it's too closely tied to a charter schools supporter.

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WNYC News

Two New Groups Step into Debate Over Teachers

Monday, February 14, 2011

How much should seniority matter if the city has to layoff thousands of teachers this fall? Two new groups are trying to influence the debate.

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