New Schools Chancellor Stresses ‘Fun’ and Parent Communication

Bill de Blasio and his new schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña.
Bill de Blasio and his new schools chancellor, Carmen Fariña.

Incoming Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña sketched out her vision for improving the city’s public schools today, promising far more communication with parents and more fun in the classroom for city kids. Continue reading “New Schools Chancellor Stresses ‘Fun’ and Parent Communication”

Bill de Blasio Offers No Hints on Schools Chancellor

Bill de Blasio speaking to reporters today.
Bill de Blasio speaking to reporters at Columbia University today.

Nearly three weeks after his election, Mayor-elect Bill de Blasio has yet to decide who will run the city’s public schools.

Asked for a status update today during a rare public appearance, Mr. de Blasio offered reporters eager for any tidbits about his transition efforts few hints. Continue reading “Bill de Blasio Offers No Hints on Schools Chancellor”