Newsclips 2017

Sunnyside school gets Council’s OK

Anthony O’Reilly, Queens Chronicle
December 4, 2017

Parent files complaint saying New York City improperly shared student information to aid with charter school recruitment

Monica Disare, Chalkbeat New York
November 10, 2017

 Public Educators Share Fallout on Personalized Learning, Privatization and Edtech

 Sydney Johnson, Ed Surge
October 16, 2017


Exclusive: Documents Show NYC’s Education Department Failed to Answer 526 Public Records Request Over Past 3 Years

The 74
October 4, 2017

Seats disappearing from schools: report

Anthony O’Reilly, Queens Chronicle
September 28, 2017

Deputy mayor didn’t pull strings to get kids into school: investigators

Yoav Gonen, NY Post
September 27, 2017

Though Queens lessens dependence on trailers, more school seats needed to stop overcrowding: report

Angela Matua, Queens News Service
September 26, 2017


Report: crowded classrooms have an impact on educational quality

Epoch Times (in Chinese; translated here)
September 22, 2017

More Than Half of City’s 1.1M Students Attend Overcrowded Schools: Watchdog

Leonie Haimson,Washington Post Answer Sheet
September 5, 2017

Advocacy group gives de Blasio failing grades on NYC education

Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat New York
September 5, 2017

Now opening: three new schools

Anthony O’Reilly, Queens Chronicle
August 24, 2017

Here’s how parents aim to reduce class sizes of city public schools.

Lindsey Christ, NY1
July 20, 2017

Obey the Law, School Parents Tell City DOE 

Anthony O’Reilly, Queens Chronicle
July 13, 2017

Class Size Matters

Walt Gardner, Education Week  (blog)
Jul 17, 2017

Parents Push NY to Enforce Smaller Class Size Law

Yasmeen Khan, WNYC Schoolbook
July 6, 2017

Growing class sizes at city schools break state law and provide ‘second-rate education,’ advocates charge

Ben Chapman, NY Daily News
July 5, 2017

Maryland Dad Wants June 30 to Be “National Student Data Deletion Day

Ben Herold, Education Week
June 30, 2017

Mayoral Control or Not, Calls Continue for Contracting Reform at City Department of Ed

Sam Raskin, Gotham Gazette
June 22, 2017

A new school for Howard Beach?

Anthony O’Reilly, Queens Chronicle
Jun 8, 2017

New York’s ESSA plan leads back to Common Core testing: View

Nicholas Tampio, The Journal News/
Jun 6, 2017

Network for Public Education Declares Charters Are Not Public Schools, Calling for Moratorium and Legislative Accountability

Carol Burris, AlterNet
Jun 2, 2017

Controversy Erupts Over Use Of ‘Warning Cards’ For NYC Public School Students Who Commit Low-Level Offenses 

Marcia Kramer, CBS Local
May 16, 2017

How safe are schools and college campuses? 

Michael Stratford, Morning Education, Politico
May 16, 2017

New Student Data Privacy Toolkit Encourages Parent Advocacy 

Sarah Schwartz, Education Week
May  16, 2017

Personal data is collected on kids at school all the time. Here’s help for parents to protect children’s privacy. 

Valerie Strauss, Washington Post
May 16, 2017

Protesters Plan to Picket Harlem Success Academy for Paul Ryan Visit

Dartunorro Clark, DNAinfo
May 9, 2017

How Successful Are Charter Schools? 

Leonie Haimson, New York Times
May 6, 2017

83 Percent of City Schools Found With Too Much Lead in Water, Data Shows

Amy Zimmer, DNA info
April 28, 2017

Mayor de Blasio Outlines Plan to Expand Pre-K to 3-Year-Olds

Yasmeen Khan, WNYC
April 24, 2017

Trump’s Education Budget will Undermine Teaching and Schools

Leonie Haimson & Network for Public Education, Alternet
April 23, 2017

Preocupa el impacto que tendrá el proceso de rezonificación en las escuelas

Abigail Savitch-Lew, ]El Diario NY
Apr 17, 2017

Confusion and Worry Over Whether School Seats Will Keep Up With De Blasio Rezonings

Abigail Savitch-Lew, CityLimits
April 7, 2017

City’s ‘Renewal Program’ Costs Big Bucks but Shows Few Results 

Bruce Golding, Susan Edelman, & Yoav Gonen, NY Post
March 5, 2017

Here’s What You Need to Know About Lead Water Testing in City Schools

Amy Zimmer, DNA Info
February 14, 2017

New Autopsy of inBloom Re-ignites Old Debates

Ben Herold, Education Week
February 6, 2017

No, it’s not just unions that oppose Betsy DeVos. It’s much bigger than that.

Valerie Straus, The Answer Sheet, Washington Post
February 3, 2017

Mayor’s $84B Budget Braces New York For Trump Attack on Sanctuary Cities

Jeff Mays, DNAinfo
January 24, 2017

Facebook’s New Head Of News Has Deep Republican Ties

Rebecca Klein, Huffington Post
January 6, 2017

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