A bill signed last week by Mayor Bill de Blasio will extend equal workplace protections to unpaid interns in New York City, but some intern-rights activists say that it’s only a first step towards ensuring rights for interns.
Bill de Blasio
Peña-Mora, a civil engineering and engineering mechanics professor who was dean between 2009 and 2012, will lead the city’s public works and engineering agency and oversee capital construction projects ranging from new roads and sewers to schools and police precincts.
Residents of Upper Manhattan will be riding around on Citi Bikes if local politicians have their way.
The opt-out movement raises valid points about testing, but due to recent changes in the state budget deal, should not be followed.
As Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan ramps up efforts to eliminate pedestrian fatalities, the number of traffic collisions are still rising on the Upper West Side.
Nineteen parents of students at Harlem Central and Success Academy Charter Schools filed a lawsuit against the city’s Department of Education last week, saying the reversal of co-location approval was unlawful and did not follow procedure.
The new law, which takes effect April 1, replaces a weaker form of the legislation passed by the City Council last year.
In the speech, de Blasio said that while he is not against charter schools, he does not want the expansion of charter schools to push out other students.
Approval from the New York State Senate will be necessary before the city is able to reduce speed limits—a measure proposed by many traffic safety advocates and one that is mentioned in Mayor Bill de Blasio’s Vision Zero plan to improve pedestrian safety.
The war between charter schools and public schools lacks nuance and ultimately harms schoolchildren.
Apr 22, 9:20pm
Today the NYPD attempted to catch on to the hip-hoppidy slick heavy copacetic world of social media, and they did in fact get a #hashtag to trend, which, while certainly... Read More
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