In the New York City public school system, there are four legs that keep the table standing. There’s the students, the faculty and staff, the Department of Ed, and the parents. For decades, Parent Teacher Associations, or their offshoot Parent Associations, have been the voice of parents in the public schools. But middle class […]
When I was in first grade, my teacher gave us a white folder labeled “Catch Up.” It was supposed to be an organizational tool, a way for us to keep track of incomplete work. But my folder started to grow, and grow – and it became harder and harder for me to look at, or […]
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