Asian parents to New York Democrats: ‘We have a right’ to charter school choice
Asian-American parents delivered a simple message to Democratic New York lawmakers Friday: Lift the charter school cap!
“We pay so many taxes. We have a right as parents and children to the best education, best schools and best academics for all our children,” said parent Judy Wong, during a rally outside the Department of Education headquarters in lower Manhattan.
Wong, who has two public school kids, ages 11 and 15, said all students “whatever the economic status or their race or the color of their skin or whatever their family background” should have...