November 30, 2015

I've had a lot of great adventures in my lifetime and, as a kid coming of age in the 60’s, the extreme good fortune to have had parents who let me pursue them. 

A couple things I've done are particularly satisfying because of the impact they’ve had on young lives. Particularly, two charter schools I've helped found in Queens: Our World Neighborhood Charter School and, more recently, Academy of the City Charter School. Both scho...

November 18, 2015

As a former New York City public school teacher, it is important for me to be involved with C3S because I believe all children should have access to educational options which are as unique as they are.  

 

In a city where there are limitless choices for every decision, why are we content to allow a finite number of options in education dominate the landscape?  The 102 independent charter schools which C3S represents, exemplify the...

November 18, 2015

My involvement with C3S began a year ago as a parent advocate. Through active participation at my child’s school, I learned about the inequities between charter and district schools in New York. I also learned about the rampant misinformation being spread about charter schools. These two factors lit a fire in me, urging me to volunteer my time to help battle the discrimination against independent charter schools. My hope is that...

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