The Democrats seeking the Assembly seat representing Bushwick, Cypress Hills, Brownsville, Bedford-Stuyvesant and East New York faced off on TV and stressed subtle differences on key issues.
While some statistics are disputed, the high rates of teacher attrition at charter schools raise questions about whether even the most successful ones can maintain quality amid the churn.
Opponents of the development sued over the use of parkland to support a retail establishment. A state judge dismissed the case, but an appeal is likely.
A new report looks back on 11 years of a controversial policy.