App Project Seeks to Empower NYC Students, Families to Advocate for Their Educational Rights
In the U.S., State constitutions generally guarantee the right to a free public education, but it is rare that such education looks the same across a state’s various communities and jurisdictions. Some schools end up far better resourced than others, denying citizens not just an equal education, but the equal future prospects an education is intended to ensure.
The three organizations are currently working to raise $10,000 to help fund the development of the app. Press play above to learn more about the app project and state of educational rights, especially for lower income New York City residents.
Correction:An earlier version of this post incorrectly cited the name of one of the organizations, calling it the ‘Campaign for Educational Equity.’ The correct name is The Center for Educational Equity at Teachers College, Columbia University.
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