Carmen Fariña

The Course Corrector

New York City Schools Chancellor Carmen Farina Holds News Conference At A Brooklyn School

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After 10 years of the Bloomberg administration nurturing the charter school movement, pushing standardized testing and doing battle with the teachers union, Ms. Fariña, Mayor de Blasio’s schools chancellor and fellow Park Sloper, has quickly reversed course, halting several charter co-locations and promising a friendlier, more cooperative Department of Education.


The Homegrown Mayor
Bill de Blasio

The Activist First Lady 
Chirlane McCray

The Heir Apparent
Eric Adams

The Business Booster
Carlo Scissura

The Shadow Speaker
Brad Lander

The One to Watch
Hakeem Jeffries

The Insurgent
Kenneth Thompson

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Yvette Clarke

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The Course Corrector
Carmen Fariña

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Emma Wolfe

The Reformer
Karim Camara


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