NYC schools won’t oust incumbent district bosses after all

NYC schools won’t oust incumbent district bosses after all

New York City’s Department of Education has pumped the brakes on plans to ax popular incumbent superintendents before consulting with families. The reverse-course comes after The Post reported on backlash from parents fuming that they weren’t consulted on the presumed ousting of beloved school bosses, and mounting public pressure from state and local representatives. “The … Read more

Big cross-border tunnel is found linking Tijuana, San Diego

Big cross-border tunnel is found linking Tijuana, San Diego

SAN DIEGO (AP) — US authorities on Monday announced the discovery of a major drug smuggling tunnel — running about the length of a six football fields — from Mexico to a warehouse in an industrial area in the US The secret passage from Tijuana to San Diego featured rail and ventilation systems, electricity and … Read more

An ethereal stone-glass facade masks the structural complexity of REX’s WTC performing arts center

An ethereal stone-glass facade masks the structural complexity of REX’s WTC performing arts center

More than two decades after the terrorist attacks of September 11, the reconstruction of the World Trade Center complex remains a work in progress. The effort mixes the politics of collective trauma and memory with structural and infrastructural complexity, plus the interests of real estate developers. Dozens of master plans and architectural schemes have been … Read more

NYC Education Dept. allows sitting superintendents to advance in hiring process following community outrage – New York Daily News

NYC Education Dept. allows sitting superintendents to advance in hiring process following community outrage – New York Daily News

New York City school superintendents handed their pink slips last week as part of a citywide administrative shakeup will get another shot at keeping their jobs following community outrage over several of the firings, Schools Chancellor David Banks announced Monday. Banks asked all 45 sitting superintendents to reapply for their positions and opened the role … Read more

Sempra Investors Vote In Support Of Executive Raises Amid Protests Over SDG&E Rates

Sempra Investors Vote In Support Of Executive Raises Amid Protests Over SDG&E Rates

May 13, 2022 San Diego Gas & Electric customers protested high rates outside the downtown headquarters of the utility’s parent company Sempra on Friday as shareholders voted to approve millions of dollars in pay increases top executives received in 2021. The so-called “say-on-pay proposal,” which is non-binding, allows the company’s investors to weigh in on … Read more

It’s Not Just Kids Who Love Recess: New York’s Seagram Building Gets A ‘Playground’

It’s Not Just Kids Who Love Recess: New York’s Seagram Building Gets A ‘Playground’

A rendering of The Playground To ease employees’ transition back to the office, landlords and employers are looking for ways to improve the 9-to-5 experience. Many are offering new, unique amenities for office workers whose expectations have evolved during the past two years of working from home. “[The] future office will transform into an environment … Read more

Parents should engage kids on extremism: experts

Parents should engage kids on extremism: experts

The mass shooting at a Buffalo, NY, supermarket on Saturday is highlighting long standing concerns among experts and authorities about the violent power of racist extremism in the US to destroy the sense of peace and safety in nonwhite communities, and inflict fear across a fragile American society. The shooting, carried out in a predominantly … Read more