‘Budgeting is an artform, not a science,’ claims NYC teachers’ union in suit against mayor, who wants a balanced budget

The New York City teachers’ union is suing Mayor Eric Adams for budget cuts caused by the city’s immigration crisis. The United Federation of Teachers (UFT) filed the… Read More

January 4, 2024
Public Education
New York mandate for smaller class sizes will cost taxpayers $2B a year

A new state law will force New York City to spend nearly $2 billion taxpayer funds annually on additional teaching positions. The bill, which was signed by Gov. Kathy Hochul… Read More

July 24, 2023
Public Education
NYC mayor, Department of Ed announce new religious holidays, mindful breathing program for public schools, panned by critics

During New York City’s last week of school, five new religious school holidays were announced, as well as a mandatory daily “mindful breathing” program to begin next year. On Monday,… Read More

June 29, 2023
Public Education
After test scores show record decline for NYC students, Mayor Adams proposes $4 billion for school heaters in ‘unrealistic’ energy program

The mayor of America’s largest city announced a plan in late October to spend $4 billion to electrify school heating systems as part of an energy… Read More

November 7, 2022