Parents who back merit, higher standards dominate NYC school council elections

“Nearly three-quarters of the parent hopefuls backed by Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education won school-council seats and will now make up a significant 40% of all elected reps on the Citywide & Community Education Councils — the city’s version of school boards — for the 2023-2025 term.

PLACE NYC candidates swept all the elected seats on the Citywide Council on High Schools (CCHS), which represents about 300,000 families, as well as some of the city’s top-performing school districts, including District 20 in southern Brooklyn and District 26 in northeast Queens.

PLACE-endorsed candidates also romped in Manhattan’s Districts 2 and 3 and Queens’ Districts 25 and 28.”

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