For the last decade, New York City has been immersed in a debate about how to improve our failing schools. While significant progress has been made to improve accountability, student performance is still abysmal.
It is clear that this administration has a double standard when it comes to accountability. Poor and working families must prove their need, at every step, in order to receive even the bare minimum of assistance.
On the evening of March 27, one of our community schools located in Washington Heights, a heavily Dominican neighborhood, hosted an event with potential implications for education policy in New York City and across the country.