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August 24, 2006 1 min read

Adults in New York are conspiring against the city’s schoolchildren, writes Eva Moskowitz in this article from Education Next. New York City’s public school system, a microcosm of public schools nationwide, is locked into a series of self-serving collective bargaining agreements that foster mediocrity and stagnancy, according to Moskowitz. After wading through thousands of pages of union contracts, she offers her view of what’s wrong and what can be changed.

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