Observer 2/25/16: Can Regent Judith Johnson Be Impartial in ER?

Can New Regent Judith Johnson Be Impartial in East Ramapo Schools Battle?

The Board of Regents appointed

NY Daily News 2/7/16: Thousands of Yeshiva Boys in NYC Ill-Educated

Thousands of ill-educated yeshiva boys

Sunday, February 7, 2016, 4:25 AM
They deserve better

They deserve better

Each year, approximately 32,000 boys in New York City are not being taught science, history and geography among other subjects. If they’re lucky to be under the age of 13, they get 90 minutes of English and math, taught by untrained and unlicensed teachers.

Alarmingly, when these boys turn 14, most of them spend 14 hours a day in school, from around 6:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m., yet learn no general subjects at all. An estimated 17,500 additional boys attending schools in Rockland and Orange Counties are subjected to the same.

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