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Howto:Organize parents for better education is an important skill for improving New York City education. Parents are the best advocates for their children and the parents’ voices should be an integral part of decision making at the school level as well as at the district and citywide levels. However, lone voices are often lost and parents can be much better advocates when they band together.
Here are steps you want to take when you come across an issue. Your issue might be particular to your school (my kid needs a longer lunch period) or broader in scope (we need more schools in our neighborhood)...
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