Anita Abedian | The Village Voice
“For years, parents, teachers, and city officials have been arguing about how to end overcrowded classrooms, the absence of certified librarians, and the lack of basic resources in New York City’s public schools. As far back as 2008, then–City Councilmember Gale Brewer was talking about these problems. Brewer has since been elected Manhattan borough president. Yet not much has changed.
Now a group of students want to stop the demolition-by-neglect. Hoping to light a fire under the adults who have so far failed them, the high schoolers are staging a protest — on an actual stage, starting this Wednesday, March 23, at the Teachers College at Columbia University.”