Stephen Ritz of P.S. 55 is one of 10 finalists for the Global Teacher Prize.
Teacher Sean Shaynak was arrested for victimizing six teenage girls over the course of five years.
Basis Independent Brooklyn has started hiring teachers for its new Red Hook school.
Bloomberg said the union failed to uphold its end of a deal to handle teachers under investigation.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg unveiled his final budget Tuesday at City Hall.
2,500 teaching jobs are on the line, Mayor Michael Bloomberg warned.
The percentage of teachers getting tenure has plummeted over the past two years.
An arbitrator has ruled in favor of the teacher's union, halting the removal of teachers at 24 schools.
More than 3,600 teachers and staffers at "turnaround schools" have been put on notice.
New legislation would make it easier for the city to fire teachers who engage in inappropriate sex acts.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg's 2013 Executive Budget will cut 200 after-school programs.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg said that some arbitrators refuse to fire even worst teachers.
Harlem Renaissance High School is one of seven schools where teachers' jobs are safe.
Murray Hill is home to a higher concentration of the city's best teachers than any other neighborhood.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo threatened to withhold schools funding without teacher evaluation systems.
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