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

Texas librarians face harassment as they navigate book bans | Texas News | San Antonio

Texas librarians face harassment as they navigate book bans |  Texas News |  San Antonio

click to enlarge Texas Tribune / Lauren Witte Suzette Baker was given a list of books to take off the shelves of Kingsland Library in Llano County. Baker refused, and she was fired. Librarian Suzette Baker said she faced a hard choice last year when her boss asked her to hide a book on critical … 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

NYC pols claim city banning unvaccinated kids from prom

NYC pols claim city banning unvaccinated kids from prom

Some local pols claimed Sunday that the city has definitively decided to bar unvaccinated public-school students from prom — even as City Hall denied a decision had been made. The group of five Republican and two Democratic City Council members issued a letter to city Health Commissioner Dr. Ashwin Vasan on Sunday arguing that barring … Read more