Monthly Archives: April 2011

City panel votes to close three more schools, bringing total to 27

Three more schools will begin closing next year, following a vote by the citywide school board last night that brought the total of schools closed this year to 27. Members of the Panel for Educational Policy voted to close two transfer schools — Pacific High School and the Bronx Academy High School — as well … Continue reading

Rise & Shine: The fabulous lifestyle of a DOE contractor

In New York: With the $3.6M he allegedly stole, a DOE contractor built a lux lifestyle. (Daily News, Post) The DOE says it boosted oversight protections after firing the contractor. (Times, WNYC, NY1) John Liu said he’s reviewing contracts with vendors implicated in the investigation. (WSJ) The UFT won’t survey all its teachers, a favor … Continue reading

Rise Shine: The fabulous lifestyle of a DOE contractor

In New York: With the $3.6M he allegedly stole, a DOE contractor built a lux lifestyle. (Daily News, Post) The DOE says it boosted oversight protections after firing the contractor. (Times, WNYC) John Liu said he’s reviewing contracts with vendors implicated in the investigation. (WSJ) The UFT won’t survey all its teachers, a favor Educators … Continue reading