Chirlane McCray Speaks at Black History Month Celebration
FLONYC attended Rep. Joe Crowley's Black History Month celebration and shared her story. "The year I was born, 1954, was the year of the Brown versus the Board of Education decision," said First Lady Chirlane McCray. "It was a brave landmark decision.
Surveillance Video Shows Principal Dragging Kindergartners
The videos, made public this week, show Tisdale School principal Carmen Perez Dickson dragging two kindergartners through the halls on different occasions, according to Sandra Kase, chief administrative officer for Bridgeport schools.
According to a recent report, charter school enrollment has grown 225 percent over the last 10 years, but the issue is turning political in New York City, where the new mayor is taking a stand to support existing public schools.