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De Blasio's Picks For Transition Team Hint At Big Changes In Education

11.20.2013 | NY1 | Bill de Blasio has said he's going to make some big changes to the school system, but there's been a lot of debate over how big the changes will actually be. On Wednesday at a visit to the Talking Transition tent in SoHo, the mayor-elect signaled that those changes could be pretty big. The members of his transition committee involved in education include some of the current administration's staunchest critics, including Zakiyah Ansari of the Alliance for Quality Education....Other education leaders include Kim Sweet, head of Advocates for Children, also a frequent critic of the current administration. “We're at an exciting point right now in the city because we are about to have a new mayor,” said Sweet in September. Read article