Feryal Abuhammoud with her son Omar, who graduated from Sunset Park Preparatory in June of 2018. Feryal, a member of the District 15 working group, says she thinks having some kind of screen can be a good way to incentivize all students to work hard.
Brooklyn’s District 15 is trying to chart a new path toward equity with an ambitious plan to end admissions screens for middle schools. The reaction to the plan highlights the complexities of choice and process the rest of the city might someday face.
The insurgent gubernatorial candidate of 2014 is again seeking statewide office, arguing the fair application of law is the best antidote to what she says is the president’s thirst for unfettered executive power.
‘The city must adopt a penalty on commercial vacancies to hold unscrupulous landlords accountable … and discourage further displacement of neighborhood small businesses.’
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