School choice is our hot button topic right now, as charter schools expand in New York City with the full support of Mayor Mike Bloomberg and the N.Y. State Legislature. A Brookings Institute study just showed that NYC was No. 1. in the nation for school choice, though it criticizes the city DOE. A meeting Dec. 8 at Pratt Institute will explore whether the new choices are good for NYC.
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