Watching Mr. Bloomberg's first 20 mins of his State of the City address he laid out his idea for this year's educational policy.
1. empowering principals
2. eliminating the Regional offices
3. adjusting "tenure"..... not gone
4. funding students not schools aka Fiscal Equity.
Watch the speech mins 15-25 are focussed on education. CLick on the link...drag windows media player control to 15:00 and listen.
Thursday's NYTimes article. (yes, I scooped them by a day)