Oral history interview with Nathan Quiñones [electronic resource], 1995
|Creator: ||Quiñones, Nathan||Project: ||Edward I. Koch Administration Oral History Project. |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||sound file: digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Reminiscences of early work experiences in academic administration; appointment as head of New York City high schools; tenure policy; reflections of Anthony Alvardo, financial scandal; media coverage of school system; appointment as chancellor; Board of Education bureaucracy: staff demoralization and conflict; importance of quantifying standards for teachers, schools and students; measures to address dropout rate; reminiscences of Edward I. Koch, Gordon M. Ambach, Robert F. Wagner, Jr., Richard Monroe; Board of Examiners; evaluating policy: class size, holidays, testing in a foreign language, AIDS and contraception education; retirement.
Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1995.