Following his election in January, Mayor Bill de Blasio’s campaign promises of to reform the city’s public schools were put to the test as he negotiated with the state government on policy ideas like universal pre-K and school co-locations.
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Mayor Bill de Blasio, SIPA '87, reflected on his political career at Friday's David N. Dinkins Leadership & Public Policy Forum in Low Library.
A bill signed last week by Mayor Bill de Blasio will extend equal workplace protections to unpaid interns in New York City, but some intern-rights activists say that it’s only a first step towards ensuring rights for interns.
Peña-Mora, a civil engineering and engineering mechanics professor who was dean between 2009 and 2012, will lead the city’s public works and engineering agency and oversee capital construction projects ranging from new roads and sewers to schools and police precincts.
Residents of Upper Manhattan will be riding around on Citi Bikes if local politicians have their way.
The opt-out movement raises valid points about testing, but due to recent changes in the state budget deal, should not be followed.
As Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan ramps up efforts to eliminate pedestrian fatalities, the number of traffic collisions are still rising on the Upper West Side.
Nineteen parents of students at Harlem Central and Success Academy Charter Schools filed a lawsuit against the city’s Department of Education last week, saying the reversal of co-location approval was unlawful and did not follow procedure.
The new law, which takes effect April 1, replaces a weaker form of the legislation passed by the City Council last year.
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University President Lee Bollinger announced on Thursday that Suzanne Goldberg will serve as the special advisor to the president on sexual assault prevention and response. You can read our story... Read More
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