The United Federation of Teachers, an ally of Democratic Mayor Bill de Blasio, wrote in a letter to Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña that ending suspensions could result in an increase in classroom disruptions.
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July 22, 2016
June 20, 2016
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio wanted a three-year extension, but New York state Senate Republicans offered a one-year deal.
June 10, 2016
The city plans a number of new efforts to increase the number of black and Latino students who attend selective enrollment high schools.
June 06, 2016
Mayor Bill de Blasio is seeking a three-year extension to retain control of New York City's schools. A state Senate bill proposes a one-year extension, with an "education inspector" to provide oversight.
March 18, 2016
The city plans to install dispensers in the bathrooms of 25 middle and high schools, which will provide girls with access to free tampons and pads.
January 07, 2016
A new report brief from the New York City's Independent Budget Office says that students who attended schools that were being phased-out were more likely to graduate with a local diploma, which is less rigorous than the state's Regents diploma.
December 04, 2015
Merryl Tisch, the chancellor of New York state's Board of Regents, said New York City's $400 million "Renewal Schools" program for low-performing schools was, in some cases, allowing "failure" to persist.
November 20, 2015
A New York City pilot program to promote diversity will allow seven elementary schools to set aside seats for low-income students, English-language learners, or students in the child welfare system.
September 10, 2015
In his new role, Brizard will help school leaders turn around under-performing school districts
July 20, 2015
Carmen Fariña reflected on her first full-year leading the nation's largest public school system.