Thousands of New York City students spend at least two hours in transit to and from school each day, raising questions about how school quality and school distance combine to affect learners.
‘I have evolved my own identity based on the different cultures I’ve been interacting with.’
The de Blasio administration’s vision will take decades to realize. But in the near term, a subway station must be funded and a nonprofit steering entity created, amid deep concerns from some local advocates.
‘It’s also important to note that the governor did not include any funding for a reform fundamental to all of these issues: the state’s new public financing program.’