The Education Committee works to ensure all students have access to an equal and high-quality public education by promoting school resource equity, increasing teacher quality, promoting parent engagement, and enhancing early childhood literacy initiatives. 

The Education Committee Shall:

  • Seek to eliminate segregation and other discriminatory practices in public education;
  • Study local educational conditions affecting minority groups;
  • Investigate the public school system and school zoning;
  • Familiarize itself with textbook materials there from which is racially derogatory;
  • Seek to stimulate school attendance;
  • Keep informed of school conditions and strive to correct abuses where found;
  • Investigate the effects of standardized and high stakes testing practices and teacher certification;
  • Promote parental involvement in education.

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  • Debbie Meyer
    commented 2018-01-19 13:13:27 -0500
    I hope this finds you well. Did you know that nearly 20% of the population is dyslexic or has a related learning disability that effects reading? Have you seen the studies that show nearly 50% of the prison population is functionally illiterate due to dyslexia? Only 25 teaching colleges adequately prepare their teachers to address dyslexia. Would you like to help me change that and make sure all dyslexic kids thrive in their public schools?
  • Mid-Manhattan Branch
    published this page in Committees 2016-08-19 12:20:41 -0400

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