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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.
Q and A
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.
Compare and Contrast
April 2, 2018
Five first days of school: How Richard Carranza’s start as chancellor compares to his predecessors’
Carranza's first day is shaping up to be very different from those of the most recent chancellors he succeeds. Here's what they did on day one.
behind the music
April 2, 2018
‘Connecting kids with who they are’: Why school diversity advocates are optimistic about Chancellor Richard Carranza
In New York City, advocates who have pushed for more diverse and inclusive schools are hopeful Carranza’s record will carry over.
March 30, 2018
We asked, you answered: Incoming schools chancellor Richard Carranza needs to understand _________
A punchy to-learn list for New York City's new schools chief.
in your own words
March 27, 2018
Dear Chancellor: Your messages to Richard Carranza, as he becomes New York City’s schools chief
More than 120 parents, teachers, students, school administrators, and others told us what Carranza needs to know. Here’s some of what you had to say.
March 26, 2018
Read the 10-page résumé incoming schools chancellor Richard Carranza sent to Mayor Bill de Blasio
On April 2, Richard Carranza will add another line to his résumé when he becomes chancellor of New York City, leading the country’s largest…
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