Hundreds of parents and children from New York City converged on the state Capitol Wednesday to call for parity in the way the state funds district schools and charter schools.
If Suyin So had more funding, she would increase small group instruction, provide more music classes, and offer a language at her charter school in Queens. But first, she’d deal with the pipe that burst in a special education classroom this year.
More than 500 cheering, chanting New York City charter-school students and supporters rallied in Albany on Wednesday to demand equality with traditional public schools when it comes to state funding.
Hundreds of charter school students and parents from New York City have rallied at the state Capitol in what has become an annual event to push for greater funding.
New York charter schools are bringing the fight for funding to the capitol’s steps today.
Charter school supporters will take their fight for more funding to Albany today. Hundreds of parents and students expected to board buses in Brooklyn just about two hours from now.
New York City charter school supporters say they’ll rally in Albany in search of more state funding.