Talk Out of School

NYC Parent Leaders Making a Difference

Episode Summary

Leonie interviews Lupe Hernandez of Project Open Arms about the effort to support the recent migrant families whose kids have enrolled in the NYC public schools; and Shirley Aubin and Randi Garay, co-chairs of the Chancellor's Parent Advisory Council, on the consensus education issues CPAC is addressing.

Episode Notes



Chancellor Banks on why he's keeping selective admissions policies

The plight of NYC schools trying to support the new influx of migrant students

Leonie's visit to one of these schools

Project Open Arms organizing volunteers to help these families

Comptroller Brad Lander on how these schools need more funding

Class Size Matters 5- minute budget cuts/class size survey

Registration for the Real Deal budget forum on Oct. 25

Project Open Arms  volunteer sign up form

For more information on the Chancellor's Parent Advisory Council

CPAC’s YouTube Channel