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  • NYC school budgets take a hit as de Blasio proposes $827 million in education cuts

    Apr 16, 2020

    04.16.2020 | Chalkbeat NY | Kim Sweet, executive director of Advocates for Children of New York, said the proposed budget cuts would likely worsen existing inequities and exacerbate the challenges schools and students are now facing.

    “New York City students will need additional academic and social-emotional support to make up for the months of instructional time that have been lost to the pandemic and address the impact of isolation, fear, and loss,” she said in a statement.

    “We need our federal, state, and city elected officials to work together to ensure our schools have the resources they need so that the current crisis does not have lifelong consequences for a generation of children.” Read article