This Is Such A Good Article On So Many Levels: “A Failing School? Not to These Students” July 3, 2011 by Larry Ferlazzo | 2 Comments Check-out today’s New York Times article, A Failing School? Not to These Students. It’s about one of the many schools that Mayor Bloomberg is trying to close in New York City this year in the face of enormous community opposition. Share| Author: Larry Ferlazzo I'm a high school teacher in Sacramento, CA.