EDUCATION

THE SOUTH BRONX HAS THE LOWEST GRADUATION PERCENTAGE THROUGHOUT ALL NYC. I BELIEVE PUBLIC EDUCATION SHOULD BE AN EQUALIZING FORCE THAT GIVES CHILDREN FROM LOW INCOME FAMILIES A WORLD CLASS EDUCATION THAT CHILDREN IN PRIVATE SCHOOLS RECEIVE. WHAT NYC SPENDS PER PUPIL COMPARED WITH PRIVATE SCHOOLS IS THE CIVIL RIGHTS ISSUE OF OUR ERA. CHILDREN AND THEIR NEEDS WILL BE ONE OF MY MAIN PRIORITIES DURING MY TIME IN OFFICE.