NYC Mayor Eric Adams lobbied over school control in Albany

NYC Mayor Eric Adams lobbied over school control in Albany

Mayor Eric Adams and top deputies met one on one with some Albany lawmakers Tuesday, lobbying for an extension of mayoral control of the city’s school system – although “no consensus” was reached on a final plan. Adams took the train up early to make scheduled meetings with top education committee chairs – Assemblyman Michael … Read more

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

Parents furious over ousting of popular school districts bosses

Parents furious over ousting of popular school districts bosses

Parents are up in arms at two school districts in Queens and Brooklyn over the ousting of their popular superintendents without any promised community engagement as part of a systemwide shakeup. The DOE this week dismissed District 30 superintendent Philip Composto and District 24 superintendent Madelene Chan, both widely respected and beloved, leaving community members … Read more

Eric Adams vows dyslexia screenings for NYC public schools

Eric Adams vows dyslexia screenings for NYC public schools

Big Apple public school students will soon be evaluated for risk of dyslexia as part of a broader effort to boost resources for children with the learning disability, Mayor Eric Adams vowed Thursday. “We are going to have the largest, most comprehensive approach to supporting students with dyslexia in the country,” Adams — who has … Read more

Critics slam Eric Adams’ Albany efforts on NYC priorities

Critics slam Eric Adams’ Albany efforts on NYC priorities

Major Big Apple initiatives that rely on Albany, such as mayoral control of schools, are in limbo because of a dysfunctional outreach effort by the new regime in City Hall, multiple sources tell The Post. More than a dozen lawmakers, lobbyists and veteran operatives described how Mayor Eric Adams and officials in his administration attempted … Read more

Unions, Eric Adams rally for mayoral control of NYC public schools

Unions, Eric Adams rally for mayoral control of NYC public schools

Mayor Eric Adams renewed his push for extending mayoral control of New York City public schools Monday during a rally with some union leaders. “After two years of trauma to our students, uncertainty cannot be part of the curriculum,” Adams said on the City Hall steps. “There needs to be stability and the certainty that … Read more