The Recession’s Front Line: Our Schools

The day after our SVmoms conference call with Katie Couric about Children of the Recession, the NYC Department of Education (DOE) announced system wide cuts to the New York City public schools. The official amount was 5%, but at my daughters’ school it was about 15%. This is on top of the fact that our […]

No, Mayor Bloomberg You Cannot Count on My Vote

Yesterday I received a call from a little old lady who called herself Charlotte. She told me that she was working for Mayor Bloomberg and then rattled off a list of his achievements as Mayor. She prattled on so quickly that I could barely keep track of the bullet pointed campaign platitudes that gushed forth […]