Should Gifted Students Be in Separate Classes?

To the Editor: Re “With His Term Ending, de Blasio Seeks Overhaul of Gifted Classes” (front page, Oct. 9): Eliminating gifted-and-talented programs and asking teachers to meet the needs of students w...

There’s More Than One Way to Play Dead

Gail Collins: Bret, October is my favorite month. And now that the Senate has decided not to default on the national debt, really, what could be better? Bret Stephens: If the Yankees hadn’t been trou...

How Ida Turned Basement Apartments Into Death Traps

In one of the most expensive housing markets in the world, they have offered low-income New Yorkers, including many working-class families who work in restaurants and hotels, affordable places to liv...

How New York City’s Law Department Got Hacked

New York City’s Law Department holds some of the city’s most closely guarded secrets: evidence of police misconduct, the identities of young children charged with serious crimes, plaintiffs’ medical ...