Money and management woes affect three charter schools founded by Tom Vander Ark, who oversaw education philanthrophy for the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.
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July 15, 2011
April 08, 2011
New York observers say the chancellor's dismissal after less than 100 days in office is a sign of mayoral missteps.
April 07, 2011
Deputy Mayor Dennis Walcott is the mayor's pick to step into the role.
April 06, 2011
Cathleen P. Black's poll numbers have remained consistently low, but parents of children in the district say they're generally happy with their schools.
January 21, 2011
Eric Nadelstern, once considered a candidate for chancellor, is stepping down after nearly 40 years in New York schools.
January 10, 2011
Joel Klein could earn up to $4.5 million in salary and bonuses in his first year, according to reports.
December 06, 2010
Cathie Black, in an interview with a New York television station Sunday, says that she listens and is a consensus builder.
November 29, 2010
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.
November 27, 2010
Shael Polakow-Suransky, the district's current chief accountability officer, reportedly will serve as Cathleen P. Black's chief academic officer.
November 23, 2010
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.