Despite drastic steps to close a $500 million budget gap for city schools, officials from Greenwich Village Middle School decided to destroy expensive classroom furniture like desks, chairs, and cabinets. Perhaps they got a little lightheaded after hearing the jobs bill passed with $10 billion for teacher's salaries? Some village residents "watched in horror" as sanitation workers crushed the items in the back of their truck.
Updated, 4:52 p.m. | The waiting list for kindergarten lists at two of New York City's most celebrated elementary schools, Public School 41 and Public School 3, in Greenwich Village, which had stirred anger among parents, is no more... Read Post
This morning Schools Chancellor Cathie Black, along with the Mayor's office, decided to close the city's schools—the ninth time the schools have been closed for snow since 1978. The news made many a school kid happy, and not just fo... Read Post