Education

Teachers insist that NYSUT’s badly tarnished image demands a new public face

Now more than ever, teachers deserve a friendlier public face on a “pro-public education agenda” that has been badly disparaged by real estate developers and policy reformers. New York State’s teachers’ unions have a deplorable reputation —┬áthe result of a

Education

Sharp change of tone on school board after Orfield report

The tone was subdued after the presentation of Dr. Gary Orfeild, a national civil rights expert who was charged with investigating the the selection process that governs admissions to the city’s highest performing schools. The system has resulted in one