Publishing executive Cathie Black's path to the leadership position is now clear after a state official granted her the waiver necessary for her to take job.

Shael Polakow-Suransky, the district's current chief accountability officer, reportedly will serve as Cathleen P. Black's chief academic officer.

The New York Times is reporting that the state education commissioner would consider granting a waiver for publishing executive Cathleen Black if an independent educator served alongside her.

Beverly L. Hall's district was considered a model of urban school reform, but it now faces an investigation over allegations of cheating on state tests.

Terry Mazany has a background both in education administration and in business.

Response to Cathie Black's appointment as New York City Schools chancellor is mixed.

Mayor Bloomberg broached the topic at a meeting a few weeks ago, said chancellor pick Cathie Black.

The chancellor is leaving the district to join the media conglomerate founded by Rupert Murdoch.

A new study finds that the educational attainment of young black American males lags behind their peers in almost every indicator.

Today is my last day as a reporter for Education Week and this is my last post for this space. I'm joining the team at CommunicationWorks, an education-focused public-affairs firm here in Washington. When Lesli and I started this blog in August 2009, we wrote: "We want to take you out of the navel-gazing worlds of Washington and state houses and into the nation's school districts, where education policy intersects with rough-and-tumble politics and real students." I hope we've been successful in this mission, and thanks to all of you for your e-mails, calls and tweets hipping us to what ...

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