Walcott and Bloomberg push for school “choice”

Hechinger reporter Sarah Garland has another collaboration with Capital New York, this time looking at school choice in the city. The story opens with…

Dennis Walcott, the new chancellor of the New York City public schools, said recently that he would push to open more single-sex schools in the city. He’s a “big believer” in these schools he told the New York Post, and, more importantly, he’s “a big believer in options.” He thinks “people should have that choice.”

Her piece explores the rise of smaller schools of “choice,” such as charter schools, and how some of them haven’t produced better results than traditional public schools.

Read the full story at capitalnewyork.com.

POSTED BY ON May 2, 2011