PLACE NYC Newsletter Issue #10

BREAKING: Chancellor Carranza Resigns; Porter Takes Over DOE

NYC Schools Chancellor Richard Carranza stepping down (Fox 5 New York, Feb. 26)
Educators, parents react to Chancellor Carranza’s resignation (Fox 5 New York, Feb. 26) …Read more Carranza resignation coverage below.

Reactions on Twitter: 
John C. Liu (@LiuNewYork), New York State Senator; Chair of Standing Committee on NYC Education
Feb. 26 – “Congratulations @MeishaPorter. Long to-do list awaits you in @NYCSchools, with not much time. Let’s get all schools reopened full-time in September, and let teachers teach and school kids learn. And let’s pursue both equity and excellence with full vigor.”
Robert Holden (@BobHoldenNYC), NYC Councilmember, District 30
Feb. 26 – “@NYCSchools Chancellor Carranza, the city’s most overpaid nonessential worker, put his political agenda ahead of students’ education. His resignation is the best thing to happen to our city’s students and teachers in a long time.
“We need to move forward, undo the damage he’s done and focus on making sure our hardest working students have the opportunities they earn.”

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