‘We know we don’t always get it right and in part that’s why we’re here tonight,’ one city planning official told the first official meeting on a potential rezoning of Long Island City.
In moving to close CJHS 145 in the Bronx, the authors argue, the city is ignoring the policy choices that have hindered the school’s performance—and the successes its staff and students have achieved despite those obstacles. A video op-ed.
‘Campaigning and governing is now indistinguishable from fundraising. The vast majority of e-mails and letters that I now receive from elected officials are either thinly veiled fundraising pitches or overt ones. The last e-mail I received from Obama as President was a fundraising pitch.’