2008-08-15 / Community

Parent Hearings Set To Kick Off

Parents and educators are invited to assist the State Senate Democratic Conference in proposing legislation that will improve the educational system. This is taking place on October 6 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Queens Borough Hall, located at 120-55 Queens Boulevard, 2nd Floor Conference Room Kew Gardens, New York.

The Senate Democrat-sponsored Task Force was created to compile testimonies regarding the public school governance statute, and is set to expire in June 2009.

The task force was originally authorized in 2002 and adopted by the mayor, leaving parents with little opportunity for input.

A variety of other events are taking place in various areas across New York City: August 6 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 250 Broadway, 19th Floor Conference Room, New York, NY; August 12 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Brooklyn Borough Hall Community Room, 209 Joralemon Street (between Court and Adam), Brooklyn, New York; August 26 from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Chinatown YMCA University Settlement House, 273 Bowery, New York, New York; and September 18 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the CUNY Graduate Center, located at 265 Fifth Avenue, 9th Floor (between 34th Street and 5th Avenue), New York, New York.

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