“It’s Like You’re Setting Them Up to Fail”

Tuesday, February 14, 2017 - 9:00am

Dr. Perry Zirkel Weighs in -  "So until the city has the capacity to meet these varying needs — and until the federal government fulfills its funding obligation — how can a more diverse spectrum of students have access to private school reimbursement? Professor Zirkel says closing the inequality gap requires more educational and legal services for poor parents. Right now, he says, only a “token number” of organizations like the Advocates for Children exist."