Eric Adams has tapped DOE vet David Banks to run NYC schools: sources

Mayor-elect Eric Adams has chosen Department of Education veteran David Banks, a longtime associate, to be chancellor of the nation’s largest school system.

Adams will make the announcement Thursday morning at PS 161 in Brooklyn’s Crown Heights neighborhood, sources told The Post.

Banks, 59, began his ascent during the Bloomberg administration and is best known for founding several city public schools — including a network that primarily educates boys of color.

Former DOE Deputy Chancellor Eric Nadelstern, who came to know Banks while Bloomberg was in office, praised the choice.

“His political skills are off the charts,” he said, highlighting his pragmatism and ability to clear complex

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