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Schools Will Lose $60 Million Due to Impasse Over Teacher Evaluations

Friday, December 30, 2011

New York City education officials and the teachers union say they will not be able to reach an agreement on a new teacher evaluation system by a December 31 deadline. Without an agreement, the city Department of Education will have to forfeit $60 million in federal grant money meant to help 33 struggling schools.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Suing to Stop Cathie Black

Wednesday, December 08, 2010

Read a recap of this conversation at It's A Free Country.

Eric J. Snyder, attorney and NYC public school parent, talks about his lawsuit to block the appointment of Cathie Black.

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WNYC News

Mayor Bloomberg Requests Waiver for Cathie Black

Wednesday, November 17, 2010

Saying the city schools demand a leader with a proven track record, Mayor Bloomberg has sent a letter to the state education commissioner asking that Hearst Magazines chairman Cathie Black be allowed to serve as chancellor. Black needs a waiver from rules requiring her to have educational experience, based on other exceptional qualifications.

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