Education Commissioner John B. King

Funding for failing schools suspended
News Melissa Chan 1/10/2012 at 9:06AM

Federal funds for the city’s failing schools are on the line following negotiation deadlocks between the city and the union. Education Commissioner John B. King, Jr. announced on January 3 that he has suspended “School Improvement Grant” (SIG) funding throughout the state. The $60 million in SIG grants would have provided “adequate resources” — including [...]