Education Opinion

DC and NYC

By Sara Mead — June 08, 2012 1 min read
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GothamSchools’ Philssa Cramer tries to ferret out what’s happening with the New York City Department of Education’s special ed reforms. Given the number of kids and amount of money potentially involved if reforms go citywide this fall as planned, this is important stuff.

It hasn’t gotten much attention outside of D.C. but the resignation Wednesday night of D.C. Council Chairman Kwame Brown has real, but as yet unclear, implications for policies related to both charters and DCPS. WaPo’s Bill Turque reviews Brown’s record on education and questions his resignation raises for the future.

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