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November 1, 2018
Carranza unveils capital plan with $750 million in fixes for disability access
The announcement comes after months of urging from advocates over the lack of access for students with disabilities in a majority of school buildings.
October 18, 2018
A ‘chilling effect’: Immigrants may decline school-based health services if proposed rule is adopted, advocates say
The proposed rule could mean fewer people will sign up for Medicaid, resulting in fewer dollars flowing in to school-based health clinics.
September 14, 2018
Four things New York City schools chancellor Richard Carranza says he’ll focus on this year
Richard Carranza spoke before an influential group of business and education leaders Friday morning to reiterate his vision for New York City schools…
August 20, 2018
Richard Carranza’s back-to-school checklist: less paperwork, clearer lines of responsibility, and a hard look at gifted programs
Richard Carranza jokes that his colleagues must be tired of hearing him ask the same questions. Four months into his role…
June 27, 2018
After hearing from educators across the city, Carranza outlines his ‘bold, progressive’ to-do list
The conclusions come from a listening tour that introduced him to 2,125 students and 2,984 teachers and employees.
June 22, 2018
New York City schools Chancellor Richard Carranza on segregation, national politics, and being Mexican-American
In his two months on the job, Chancellor Richard Carranza has left little room to doubt how he thinks and feels about…
May 17, 2018
As historians and New York City educators, here’s what we hope teachers hear in the city’s new anti-bias training
New York City Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza and Mayor Bill de Blasio just committed $23 million over the next four years to support…
May 7, 2018
Asked about a ‘divisive’ tweet about segregation, Carranza directs an Upper West Side parent to implicit bias training
During his first appearance on WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show, Carranza did not back down from the debate or apologize for his tweet.
a new era
May 4, 2018
A month into the job, it’s clear Chancellor Carranza isn’t Carmen Fariña version 2.0
Carranza has shown he isn’t afraid to elevate problems that his predecessor rarely addressed publicly.
April 30, 2018
Chancellor Carranza apologizes for not tweeting more carefully, but won’t back down on desegregation
"Here I am in my first month actually engaging in this conversation.”
April 27, 2018
Chancellor Richard Carranza stands by his tweet of viral video in Upper West Side integration fight
Carranza also received some backing from his boss, Mayor Bill de Blasio, who has been criticized for appearing far more reluctant to tackle the issue.
April 27, 2018
With a late-night tweet, Carranza steps into emotional and divisive Upper West Side desegregation fight
Carranza didn't add any commentary of his own to the message generated automatically by the site that amplified the NY1 video. He didn't have to.
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April 5, 2018
Here’s what Richard Carranza had to say in his first TV interview as New York City chancellor
New York City schools chief Richard Carranza has been cramming, if his first media interview since taking over the city’s schools on Monday is any…
April 3, 2018
Chancellor Carranza’s opening statement to New York City educators: I’m one of you
Carranza’s brief remarks showed an eagerness to maintain consistency with his predecessor, Carmen Fariña.
April 3, 2018
Here’s how Richard Carranza handled Houston’s special education crisis and what it could mean for New York City
Houston officials had “enthusiastically embraced” the state’s arbitrary limit on the proportion of students who could could receive special education services.
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