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‘We’re going to move the agenda’: Chancellor Carranza speaks at graduation for top screened middle school
Chancellor Carranza praises Mott Hall's majority-Hispanic graduating class and says he is dedicated to serving students, even if it means some adults are “uncomfortable.”
June 20, 2019
Carranza — and his critics — dig in as controversy over racism and integration roils NYC’s schools
Neither schools Chancellor Richard Carranza — nor his critics — are backing down from a fight over how best to address racial inequities and segregation in NYC's schools.
June 20, 2019
NYC announces its first overhaul of how police operate inside schools since Mayor Giuliani
The changes mark a major move away from the zero-tolerance policies that dominated the city's approach to school discipline when the agreement was last updated.
June 14, 2019
Phil Weinberg, 35-year veteran of NYC education department, to retire
“This has been a very difficult decision for me, but one that I have been thinking about for some time,” Weinberg wrote in a letter to education department staffers.
June 10, 2019
A ‘big deal’ or not enough? What to know about the diversity recommendations de Blasio just embraced
Despite the soaring rhetoric, the suggestions the city has pledged to adopt don’t come with precise integration goals, changes to any enrollment policies, or a timeline.
May 31, 2019
NYC’s anti-bias training for educators is contentious — and behind schedule. Some advocates say that’s not a bad thing.
The education department’s implicit-bias trainings have been the subject of intense controversy.
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May 29, 2019
Carranza blasts lawsuit claiming 3 white administrators were improperly demoted
The lawsuit is notable because senior department administrators rarely sue the district in a direct challenge to the chancellor’s hiring practices.
May 28, 2019
Calling all educators: Help us understand New York City’s implicit bias training
Help us understand what the trainings look like, whether they’re changing how you approach your job, and whether you think they are helpful or could be improved.
May 21, 2019
Carranza says changes to NYC’s school discipline manual are coming soon. Here are 4 questions we’re asking.
The chancellor has signaled that reducing suspensions and racial disparities will be at the center of the education department’s revisions.
May 16, 2019
NYC reverses plan to close P.S. 25, a Brooklyn elementary school with just 82 students
The sudden about-face means that a key legal question about school closures and attendance zones will not be immediately resolved.
April 15, 2019
These numbers show how much New York City middle schools might change with two new integration plans in place
Each school has a different story to tell, with some poised to shift their incoming sixth grade classes dramatically and others more likely to remain mostly the same.
April 5, 2019
As New York City pre-K teachers weigh a strike, new estimate puts cost of pay boost at $438 million
With a potential strike looming, the first estimate for what it would cost to boost salaries for pre-K teachers who work in community…
March 26, 2019
Ahead of first anniversary in office, Carranza talks SHSAT, a pre-K strike and his turnaround strategy
Carranza said he isn't disheartened by the lack of support for Mayor Bill de Blasio’s proposal among politicians who ultimately control the plan’s fate.
March 22, 2019
New York City mistakenly told parents at struggling schools they could transfer out
Students won’t actually be able to transfer purely because their school is low performing, city officials said.
March 20, 2019
‘Everything is on the table’ — Carranza talks budget cuts to NYC schools at City Council hearing
The chancellor’s testimony touched a numerous hot button issues beyond funding. Here’s what else we learned at Wednesday’s City Council hearing.
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