De Blasio Vows ‘No Bad Schools,’ Taps Williamsburg and LES Schools For Reform

The city will spend $150 million to transform nearly 100 schools as part of a new “No Bad Schools” program, Mayor de Blasio announced today.

Greenpointers Protest ‘Homogenized, Pasteurized, Sanitized, Supersized’ Waterfront Development

There was no lack of drama last night at Automative High School in North Brooklyn, where residents gathered to speak out against Greenpoint Landing – a series of ten towers that will plop nearly 5,000 new apartments, a public school, and a park on Greenpoint’s quiet shores.