Reflecting on his first year as chancellor of the city’s schools, one marked by protests over school closings and the public release of teacher rankings, Dennis M. Walcott said that, in some ways, the tone of the citywide education debate has improved under his leadership.
Called before the City Council on Tuesday to explain the reasons behind the layoffs of 672 school-support workers, Schools Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott came armed with dates and facts to back his claims that the layoffs should not have come as a surprise to anyone.
More than a year after being named chief operating officer of the city’s schools, Sharon L. Greenberger is stepping down to become the a senior vice president at New York-Presbyterian Hospital, Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott announced today.
Former school teachers and principals, political aides and the spokeswoman for two Congressional leaders are among the people in Chancellor Dennis M. Walcott’s cabinet.
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