Democrat Bill de Blasio wins by a landslide in New York City, while state Rep. Martin J. Walsh is elected in Boston.
Recently in New York City Category
November 05, 2013
October 09, 2013
Two new papers examine New York City's schools.
October 08, 2013
Protesters in New York gathered to signal to candidate De Blasio that he should support charter schools.
September 30, 2013
Hundreds of black and Latino males in New York City high schools describe the factors behind their success in school in a new report.
September 11, 2013
Bill De Blasio took first, though a runoff election is possible. De Blasio's education views indicate that big changes are possible in the mayorally run district.
September 10, 2013
Voters in New York City will narrow the field of candidates vying to succeed Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg who has tightly controlled the city's school system for the last 12 years.
July 16, 2013
A crowded field of candidates has produced numerous ideas for the city's system of 1.1 million students.
May 30, 2013
A new report from the New York City Independent Budget Office offers a fascinating in-depth look at demographics, student outcomes, budget, principal and teacher training, school buildings, class size and more in the nation's largest school district.
January 14, 2013
A dispute over competitive bidding for school bus contracts has the city's bus drivers' union threatening a strike that could strand more than 150,000 students.
January 09, 2013
New York City's department of education announced earlier this week that 26 schools will be closed, phased out, or truncated.