Wadleigh Middle School Is Safe After Harlem Community Rallied To Stop Its Closure

Chalkbeat reports that supporters scored a partial victory in their fight to keep the middle school alive at Wadleigh Secondary, a politically connected and historically important performing and visual arts school in Harlem. Continue Reading →

De Blasio Used ‘Slush Fund’ To Support Harlem And Other Pre-K Programs

mayorb ill de blasio in harlemMayor Bill de Blasio’s office arranged for a nonprofit fund to loan $130 thousand to West Harlem Community Organization, the funds were part of $1.36 million used for three other private pre-kindergarten programs who did not get city contracts. Continue Reading →