- June 28, 2004
- Students of Summer
Why Bloomberg’s social-promotion ban’s bark is worse than its bite.
- June 14, 2004
- What It Takes
Sure, it’s possible to go from the sprawling madness of the city’s public schools to Yale. But only if you’ve got the single-mindedness and marketing savvy of an M.B.A.
- May 3, 2004
- Mr. Ed
One man—Mayor Bloomberg—now controls New York’s vast education system. So why do some educators long for a return to the old Board of Ed?
- March 22, 2004
- On the Lam
The mayor wanted basic change in the schools, and Diana Lam provided it—until unsavory tactics proved her undoing. Where does the chancellor turn now?
- March 1, 2004
- Contract Sport
With his plan to reinvent the teachers’ contract, Mike Bloomberg touched off Round Two in the fight for the soul of the city’s schools.
- June 3, 2002
- Levy Takes Finals
Schools chancellor Harold Levy came in as the consummate manager; he'll probably depart as martyred by the job as any of his predecessors.
- May 3, 1999
- Tutoring Tycoons
With the Principal for a Day program -- and a lot of friendly strong-arming -- Lisa Belzberg is getting the power elite to do its public-school work.