Editorial: Justice Wanted for Public School Students in New York

New York Daily News

“Public-school parents whose children have been failed by their teachers will valiantly petition the state’s judicial system on Wednesday for a redress of grievances.

With evidence aplenty, they argue that New York laws and regulations protect incompetent educators — and make it far more likely that disadvantaged students will be subjected to future-destroying lemons year after year.

Because the quality of a classroom teacher matters more than any other in-school factor, the parents are pointing to a violation of the right to a sound, basic education that is afforded to children under the state Constitution.”

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