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NEWSCLIPS 2019-2021

Cancel the Gifted and Talented Test Now, Not Next Year

By Leonie Haimson
January 22, 2021

Expectativa por efectos de cambios en admisiones escolares para frenar la segregación

By Edwin Martinez, El Diario
January 3, 2021

Trump Executive Order on Private School Vouchers Denounced as ‘Last-Ditch Effort to Claim Victory’ in War on Public Education

By Kenny Stancil, Common Dreams
December 29, 2020

NYC’s $890M school bus deal lets de Blasio donor avoid pension debt: experts

By Susan Edelman, NY Post
December 12, 2020

Principals union chief says City Hall oversold full-time learning return

By Selim Algar, NY Post
December 10, 2020

NYC officials to ‘assess’ public school students to close ‘COVID-19 gap’

By Natalie Musumeci and Nolan Hicks, NY Post
December 10, 2020

De Blasio advierte que escuelas podrían cerrar el lunes por aumento del COVID-19 en NYC

By Edwin Martinez, El Diario
November 13, 2020

DOE set to quietly ink $900M bus contract

By Nolan Hicks, Susan Edelman, and Selim Algar, NY Post
November 12, 2020

Advocates worry how NYC will safeguard student data in the remote school era

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat
November 11, 2020

Amid Rising COVID Cases and Concerns About Instruction, NYC Parents Face Deadline for Returning Students to In-Person Learning

By Zoë Kirsch, The 74
November 11, 2020

How big (or small) are classes this year? NYC advocates want online and in-person breakdown

By Christina Veiga, Chalkbeat
October 23, 2020

De Blasio scandal donor lands school bus company bailout amid NYC cash crunch

By Selim Algar, Julia Marsh, and Nolan Hicks, New York Post
October 13, 2020

New York City Partially Compensates School Bus Companies for COVID-19 Shutdown

By Ruth Newton, School Transportation News
October 6, 2020

Francis Lewis Reopens Building for the Fall Semester

By Tony Wu, Francis Lewis News
October 5, 2020

NYC to pay school bus companies $106M for COVID-19 idling

By Susan Edelman, New York Post
October 3, 2020

Overwhelmed Teachers And Overcrowded Virtual Classes: Some Parents Say Remote Learning Is Failing Their Kids

By David Cruz, Gothamist
September 28, 2020

Amid Distance Learning Boom, Ed Tech Companies Profit From Lax Privacy Oversight

By Katya Schwenk, The Indypendent
September 26, 2020

State of Our Schools: Leonie Haimson

By News 12 Bronx Staff, News 12 Bronx
September 24, 2020

Zoom classes can have SEVENTY New York Public School students at a time, under new DOE rule

By Matthew Wright, Daily Mail
September 23, 2020

New York’s Online Class Sizes Could Reach Nearly 70 Students

By Lee Hawkins, Wall Street Journal
September 22, 2020

In-person learning begins for some NYC public school students

By Fox 5 NY Staff, Fox 5 NY
September 20, 2020

Remote classes swelling to ‘unconscionable’ sizes at NYC schools

By Susan Edelman, New York Post
September 19, 2020

Cuomo’s Choice: Tax the Rich or Starve the Schools

By Ross Barkan, The Nation
September 17, 2020

Carranza expands his DOE staff despite looming teacher shortage, layoffs

By Susan Edelman, New York Post
August 29, 2020

Community gardens could play key role in NYC’s outdoor learning plan — if the city lets them

By David Brand, Queens Daily Eagle
August 26, 2020

NYC mayor said 700,000 students are ready to come back to school this fall. Really?

By Valerie Strauss, Washington Post
August 12, 2020

Exclusive: NYC Teachers Union Launches Its Own Investigation of School Building Air Quality Amid COVID Threat, UFT President Says

By Zoe Kirsch, The 74 Million
August 5, 2020

NYC Teachers and Parents Are Questioning a Return to School

By Katya Schwenk, Indypendent
August 3, 2020

Two Keys to Solving the City’s School Crisis

By Felicia Kalan, Gotham Gazette
July 31, 2020

NYC Ombudsman proposes to delay opening of schools until October and start only with young children

By Edwin Martinez, El Diario
July 27, 2020

Calls grow louder to use NYC streets for outdoor learning this school year

By Amy Zimmer, Chalkbeat
July 24, 2020

The scramble for Edtech–just another data mining operation?

By Andrew Wood, DiEM25
July 23, 2020

Sacrificing the vulnerable: Politicians’ draconian response to New York City economic crisis

By Melissa Miccio, Freedom Socialist Party
July 21, 2020

Students in Crowded Schools Will get Less In-Person Instruction This Fall

By Jillian Jorgensen, Spectrum News NY1
July 10, 2020

School every three days? That could be the new reality of in-person learning in NYC

By Ashleigh Garrison, Chalkbeat
June 26, 2020

Regents to name task force on reopening schools, Rosa says

By Gary Stern, The Evening Tribune
May 27, 2020

Carranza’s claim he can’t cut $34B budget is a lie, advocates say

By Susan Edelman, NY Post
May 16, 2020

To Reopen Schools, The Mayor Needs Smaller Classes — Here’s $570 Million in Potential Department of Education Savings to Get Him Started

By Leonie Haimson, Gotham Gazette
May 12, 2020

‘A Dangerous Idea:’ Public School Advocates Denounce Cuomo-Gates Plan Seizing on Pandemic to ‘Reimagine’ New York’s Education System

By Julia Conley, Common Dreams
May 6, 2020

Cuomo questions why school buildings still exist — and says New York will work with Bill Gates to ‘reimagine education’

By Valerie Strauss, Washington Post
May 6, 2020

Cuomo Wants To “Reimagine Education” With Bill And Melinda Gates Foundation

By Sophia Chang, Gothamist
May 5, 2020

Coronavirus-style remote learning could replace old model of education, Cuomo says

By Selim Algar and Carl Campanile, NY Post
May 5, 2020

Cuomo Taps Gates Foundation to Help New York ‘Revolutionize’ Education After Coronavirus

By Lauren Camera, US News and World Report
May 5, 2020

Consider human costs in economic reopenings, Cuomo urges

By Marina Villeneuve and Michael Hill, ABC News
May 5, 2020

New York State Teams With Gates Foundation to “Reimagine Education’ Amid Pandemic

By Evie Blad, Education Week
May 5, 2020

Parents, Teachers, Electeds Blast The Proposed $800M Cuts To Schools, Suggest Trimming Bureaucracy Instead

By Liena Zagare, Bklyner
April 27, 2020

Council members call for NYPD hiring freeze instead of education cuts

By Selim Algar, New York Post
April 27, 2020

NYC should pass all students amid coronavirus shutdown, advocates demand

By Susan Edelman, NY Post
April 25, 2020

City DOE postpones vote on millions in vendor contracts

By Susan Edelman and Kate Sheehy, New York Post
April 19, 2020

Cash-strapped NYC set to pour $700M ‘down the drain’ on idle school buses

By Susan Edelman, New York Post
April 18, 2020

Cuomo undercuts de Blasio’s efforts to close schools until fall

By Sally Goldenberg and Anna Gronewold, Politico
April 11, 2020

New York City Bans Zoom as Privacy Concerns Mount

By Mark Lieberman, Education Week
April 6, 2020

Coronavirus in NY: City spending $5.9 million a day for idled school buses

By Susan Edelman and Melanie Gray, New York Post
April 4, 2020

K-12 education moves to online across New York with uncertainty, inequity

By Sophie Grosserode and Gary Stern, Lohud
March 19, 2020

Bronx principal publicly shames struggling kids, teachers say

By Susan Edelman, New York Post
March 14, 2020

Advocates, Parents and Educators Push for Smaller Class Sizes

By Jillian Jorgenson, NY1
March 2, 2020

Treyger Holds Hearings on Reducing Class Size in Public School

By Shorefront News
March 1, 2020

Calls for smaller class size grow louder: NYC parents, students and educators say there’s a big need to rein in student seats

By Amy Zimmer, Chalkbeat
February 28, 2020

New York City Classrooms are Overcrowded, It’s Time for Elected Leaders to Act

By Leonie Haimson, Gotham Gazette
February 27, 2020

Michael Bloomberg’s Disastrous Public Education Legacy

By Leonie Haimson, Indypendent
February 25, 2020

The 2020 Education Power 100

By City & State NY
February 16, 2020

There’s a math test scheduled for Earth Day. Some NY lawmakers want to change that.

By Reema Amin, Chalkbeat
February 13, 2020

Using Amazon Echo, Google Home to Learn: Skill of the Future or Bad Idea?

By Mark Lieberman, EdWeek
February 4, 2020

New Mexico’s Data Privacy Efforts Stall, but There’s an Appetite to Pass Legislation

By Patrick Kulp, AdWeek
January 9, 2020

The Trouble with Student Data Privacy Laws

By Katie Fritchen, Security Boulevard
January 9, 2020

10 Things to Know About California’s New Data Privacy Law

By Mark Lieberman, EdWeek
January 6, 2020

NY education issues to watch in 2020 legislative session

By Rachel Silberstein, Times Union
December 30, 2019

Big Tech and public schools are spying on your children

By Adam Sullivan, The Gazette
December 19, 2019

Democratic presidential hopefuls are promising to ramp up funding for public schools

By David S. Knight, The Conversation
December 18, 2019

Schools Monitor Kids with Vape, Sound Detectors and Now Facial Recognition 

By Rachel Silberstein, Times Union
December 17, 2019

Which Brooklyn PTAs Raised the Most Money Last School Year?

By Meaghan McGoldrick, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
December 10, 2019

Budget Deficit or Not, Teacher Unions Prod State: Pay Up on School Funding

By Crystal Lewis, The Chief
December 9, 2019

Clear Backpacks, Monitored Emails: Life for US Students Under Constant Surveillance 

By Lois Beckett, The Guardian
December 2, 2019

Livingston Public Schools Hacked With Ransomware, Classes Delayed

By Reena Roy, and Scott Rapoport
November 25, 2019

College Board Student Search Program Under Fire For Selling Prospective Students’ Information

By Camille G. Caldera, Harvard Crimson
November 15, 2019

Colleges Accused Of Buying Student Information Just To Boost Their Own Admission Rankings

By Ali Bauman, CBS New York
November 13, 2019

Student Data, Privacy, and the Internet Age 

By Disability Inc., A Podcast from INCLUDEnyc
November 12, 2019

For Sale: SAT-Takers’ Names, Colleges Buy Student Data and Boost Exclusivity 

By Douglas Belkin, The Wall Street Journal
November 5, 2019

School apps track students from the classroom to the bathroom, and parents are struggling to keep up

By Heather Kelly, Washington Post
October 29, 2019

CPS Strike: Chicago Teachers Union wants class size caps. Are smaller classes worth the cost to taxpayers?

By Kim Geiger, Chicago Tribune
October 22, 2019

NYC to open 20 new schools, overhaul 20 more with new design competition

By Michael Elsen-Rooney, New York Daily News
October 3, 2019

 FERPA Compliance in the Digital Age: What K-12 Schools Need to Know

By Erin Cunningham, EdTech Magazine
September 26, 2019

Bill de Blasio suddenly changes tune on testing for elite high schools 

By Julia Marsh and Selim Algar, New York Post
September 25, 2019

Is New York state about to gut its student data privacy law?

By Valerie Strauss & Leonie Haimson, Washington Post
September 11, 2019

Not enough fun and games in gym

By David Russell, Queens Chronicle
August 29, 2019

Addition, no subtraction, of seats

By Victoria Zunitch, Queens Chronicle
August 29, 2019

Comité recomienda acabar con programas para niños superdotados en escuelas 

By Edwin Martinez, El Diario New York
August 27, 2019

Parents of NYC students can now remove addresses from charter school recruitment mailing lists

By Michael Elsen-Rooney, New York Daily News
August 27, 2019

Gentrification Leading to Overcrowding DPS Classrooms

By Michael Roberts, Westword
August 19, 2019

Salaries ‘gone wild’: Carranza cronies pocket pay hikes as high as 35%

By Susan Edelman, New York Post
August 17, 2019

Over 900 city classrooms tested positive for exposed lead paint

By Selim Algar, Khristina Narizhnaya and Bruce Golding, New York Post
August 1, 2019

Out of 7,000 Potential NYC School Sites, Special Task Force Says Only 2 are Viable

By Alexandra Alexa, 6sqft
July 30, 2019

New York City Is Hunting for School Space

By Leslie Brody, Wall Street Journal
July 29, 2019

NYC advocates say school construction plans fall short

By Michael Elsen-Rooney, New York Daily News
July 29, 2019

Advocates Say NYC’s $8.8 Billion Plan to Address School Overcrowding Isn’t Focused on the Right Fix

By Jacqui Neber, NYMetroParents
July 26, 2019

School-fundraising portal vanishes — along with cash

By Micaela Macagnone, The Villager
July 23, 2019

Struggling with Overcrowded Schools and Large Class Sizes, City Advances $8.8 Billion Plan

By Samantha Handler, Gotham Gazette
July 16, 2019

NYC Families and Elected Officials Rally for Smaller Classes at City Hall

By Erin DeGregorio, The Red Hook Star Revue
July 1, 2019

Queens public schools continue to battle overcrowding as city expands campuses boroughwide

By Carlotta Mohamed, QNS
June 18, 2019

Ants in an ant farm’ — Queens schools contend with chronic overcrowding

By Phineas Rueckert, Queens Daily Eagle
June 17, 2019

Report: City urged to reduce class sizes in public schools

By Annalise Knudson, Staten Island Live
June 12, 2019

‘Neither equitable nor excellent’: Advocates rally to demand de Blasio prioritize overcrowding

By Zipporah Osei, Chalkbeat
June 12, 2019

Citizen Rally Requests Pushing Small Classes

By Epoch Special Correspondent Yuting in New York, Epoch Times
June 12, 2019

New York City urges City Council to promote small class teaching

By Yu Ting and Tang Cheng, New Tang Dynasty Television
June 12, 2019

See Which NYC Schools Eat Lunch Before 10 a.m.

By David Brand, City Limits
June 11, 2019

Education Dept. Finds Privacy Violation in Charter Network’s Discussion of Student

By Mark Walsh, EdWeek
June 5, 2019

Charter school honcho Eva Moskowitz leaked student’s disciplinary record after his mom criticized repeated suspensions, federal investigators find

By Stephen Rex Brown, New York Daily News
June 4, 2019

In Bedford-Stuyvesant, an Elementary School Overcomes City Efforts to Close It

By Paola Pérez, New York Times Student Journalism Institute
May 30, 2019

P.S. 25, A Brooklyn Elementary School with Just 82 Students, Will Remain Open

By Jacqui Neber, New York Metro Parents
May 17, 2019

Lower class size and school integration go hand in hand

By Shino Tanikawa and Leonie Haimson, New York Daily News
May 17, 2019

The Little School That Could: P.S. 25 Eubie Blake Will Remain Open

By Megan McGibney, Bklyner
May 16, 2019

NYC reverses plan to close P.S. 25, a Brooklyn elementary school with just 82 students

By Alex Zimmerman, Chalkbeat
May 16, 2019

Overcrowding in NYC Public Schools: A Growing Problem

By Edwin Martinez, Translation by Casiano, Voices of NY
March 28, 2019

Denuncian alza de hacinamiento en salones de escuelas públicas de NYC

By Edwin Martinez, El Diaro
March 28, 2019

Queens councilman poses new local high school as remedy for ‘fundamentally wrong’ enrollment system

By Max Parrott, QNS
March 25, 2019

Mayoral-Control Hearing Sparks Divergent Views

By Crystal Lewis, The Chief
March 25, 2019

University pre-K expansion threatens critical partnership, school directors say

By Paul Stremple, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
March 21, 2019

Parents Advocate for More Democratic Community Education Councils

By Megan McGibney, BKLYNER
March 19, 2019

AOC has some advice for parents

By Liza Featherstone & Jessica Blatt, Jacobin
March 19, 2019

De Blasio’s School Control Faces New Questions From Albany Democrats

By Ross Barkan, Gothamist
March 14, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Local Pols To Talk Public Schools At Queens Event

By Maya Kaufman, Patch
March 14, 2019

Senate Bill Proposes Smaller Class Sizes for High Poverty School Districts

By Meghan Sackman, Next City
March 14, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez, Local Electeds to Discuss Public Schools at Town Hall Meeting in Jackson Heights Saturday

By Meghan Sackman, Jackson Heights Post
March 4, 2019

Kansas City Data-Sharing Effort Showcases Ballmer Group’s Strategy

By Benjamin Harold, Education Week
March 4, 2019

Another School Reform Failure: When Will We Ever Learn?

De Blasio cancels embattled, high-cost Renewal school program

Parents say city’s new admissions plans will hurt boys more than girls

Selim Algar, New York Post
February 18, 2019

What Amazon Infiltrating America’s School System Might Look Like

Ankita Rao, Vice
February 8, 2019

Black, Hispanic students still struggling despite rising graduation rates

Susan Edelman, New York Post
February 2, 2019

‘It Is a Disgrace That Our Public Schools Are So Poorly Funded’: CounterSpin interview with Kent Wong on LA teachers strike

Janine Jackson, FAIR
January 25, 2019

Why 30,000 Los Angeles teachers are ready to strike over huge class sizes

Valerie Strauss & Leonie Haimson, The Washington Post
January 10, 2019

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