Despite local parent opposition, the NYC Department of Education is pushing through a highly controversial rezoning plan, to be put to a vote on Tuesday, November 22th, as a way to desegregate and improve a group of Upper West Side elementary schools. But the plan risks making both problems worse. At the epicenter of the… Continue reading A Different Kind of Segregation in the Name of Diversity on the Upper West Side
Quite a bit, according to a new report from the New York State Business Officials called “The Education Dollar.” We know this. New York State’s per pupil expenditure historically toggles between first, second, and third place nationally. This year we’re #2, or $19, 529 per pupil, second to the District of Columbia which wins the… Continue reading How Much Does the State Spend on Your Kid’s Education?