NYC schools won’t oust incumbent district bosses after all

NYC schools won’t oust incumbent district bosses after all

New York City’s Department of Education has pumped the brakes on plans to ax popular incumbent superintendents before consulting with families. The reverse-course comes after The Post reported on backlash from parents fuming that they weren’t consulted on the presumed ousting of beloved school bosses, and mounting public pressure from state and local representatives. “The … Read more

Residents outraged as NYC ramps up construction of new jail

Residents outraged as NYC ramps up construction of new jail

New York City is ramping up construction of a new jail in Queens as part of its plan to phase out problem-plagued Rikers Island — sparking outrage from residents, The Post has learned. The presence of a lockup became more tangible for Kew Gardens locals recently when the Department of Design and Construction sent out … Read more

NY pension money ‘held hostage’ by Vladimir Putin, Russia

NY pension money ‘held hostage’ by Vladimir Putin, Russia

New York employees and taxpayers are unwittingly financing Russian companies and the oligarch pals of Vladimir Putin with at least $519 million invested in assets now frozen by the war-mongering dictator, The Post has learned. City and state pension systems have pledged to sell off the holdings in protest of Russia’s assault on Ukraine, but … Read more

Parents furious over ousting of popular school districts bosses

Parents furious over ousting of popular school districts bosses

Parents are up in arms at two school districts in Queens and Brooklyn over the apparent ouster of their popular superintendents without any promised community engagement as part of a systemwide shakeup. The DOE this week dismissed District 30 superintendent Philip Composto and suggested it would not rehire District 24 superintendent Madelene Chan, both widely … Read more