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Mayor Michael Bloomberg

No More Letter Grades For Evaluating NYC Schools

A through F system has been in place since 2006.
New York City's schools chancellor announced a new system for evaluating schools Wednesday that will replace A-through-F letter grades based largely on test scores with a more complex system that includes a variety of measures.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg Warns of a Dangerous Threat to Cities

Bloomberg calls pension costs a fiscal straight jacket.

Mayor Michael Bloomberg is leaving the nation's biggest mayoral job with a glowing view of the future of cities, but he's also issuing a stern warning that the city faces a dangerous threat: public worker pension, health care costs, and the politics around them.