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January 29, 2019
How did an out-of-town chancellor get to know NYC schools? Read Richard Carranza’s calendar.
Forty-five media interviews. Forty-six meetings with City Hall officials. A sit-down with an Obama nutrition advisor and White House chef.
November 26, 2018
New York City touts record number of students heading to college
Among students who began high school in 2014, 59 percent enrolled in college, vocational programs, or “public service” programs including the military.
August 2, 2018
New York City just released survey results for every school. See how yours stacks up.
More than 1 million people completed the 2018 survey — the third year in a row the city notched a seven-figure response.
Politics & Policy
June 6, 2018
Three lessons Newark’s new schools chief can learn from New York City’s retired chancellor
Roger León will soon take over a district still reeling from past changes. Former NYC schools chief Carmen Fariña knows what that's like.
June 1, 2018
What the F? Here are the surprising ways failing grades helped New York City schools
The results provide new evidence that the now defunct A–F grading scale sparked improvements at underperforming schools.
a new era
May 4, 2018
A month into the job, it’s clear Chancellor Carranza isn’t Carmen Fariña version 2.0
Carranza has shown he isn’t afraid to elevate problems that his predecessor rarely addressed publicly.
April 13, 2018
Richard Carranza wants you to know he isn’t afraid to take a hard look at New York City’s school system
"I’m not going to be so busy keeping my job that I’m not going to do my job."
April 3, 2018
Chancellor Carranza’s opening statement to New York City educators: I’m one of you
Carranza’s brief remarks showed an eagerness to maintain consistency with his predecessor, Carmen Fariña.
Compare and Contrast
April 2, 2018
Five first days of school: How Richard Carranza’s start as chancellor compares to his predecessors’
Carranza's first day is shaping up to be very different from those of the most recent chancellors he succeeds. Here's what they did on day one.
March 29, 2018
Carmen Fariña’s final score: More New Yorkers see her tenure as a failure than a success
By comparison, 46 percent of voters considered Joel Klein’s eight-year run a success.
All together now
March 26, 2018
Inside the ‘passion project’ Carmen Fariña can’t quit: helping New York City schools share space better
Retiring schools chancellor Carmen Fariña is taking a volunteer role helping school leaders collaborate better on shared campuses.
March 9, 2018
School safety, funding, segregation, and more: Here are 7 issues Carranza will face in New York City
When Carranza takes the reins from Fariña, he will oversee a system that is five times larger than Houston's and arguably the country’s most complex.
March 7, 2018
New York City principals want to know: How much power will they have under Chancellor Carranza?
Carranza’s past record on principal authority is a bit of a mixed bag.
March 6, 2018
With her successor set, veteran schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña has mixed feelings about stepping down
Richard Carranza, the incoming schools chief, will share the education department with Fariña as he finds his own footing.
March 5, 2018
In Carranza, de Blasio finds a new schools chief cut from the same cloth as the one he’s replacing
The next chancellor has a background, resume, and educational philosophy that look a lot like that of the city’s retiring schools chief.
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