YONKERS EDUCATOR: Eddie LaGuerre, Founder Of The Charter School Of Educational Excellence Spoke In Favor Of School Choice
NEW YORK POST:Malcolm X’s daughter joins pro-charter forces in Albany
Gov. #KathyHochulhas proposed loosening the cap on the number of charters allowed in the #NewYorkCity’s five boroughs despite resistance from the state legislature’s Democratic supermajorities led by #Bronx Assembly Speaker Carl E. Heastie and #Yonkers‘ Senate Majority Leader #AndreaStewartCousins.
The issue has been key during negotiations over the state budget, which is due to be approved Saturday, although Albany Democrats expect negotiations to not conclude by that deadline.
Supporters say more charter schools – which are publicly funded but privately run – would give minority parents in particular more options for educating their children without having to send them to underperforming public schools…..