Students First Platform

In addition to their opposition to selling our public schools to private interests, Lindy, Reggie, and Jad are the only candidates in the race with a clear platform for how they will improve the Board of Education and our school system.

PUT OUR STUDENTS FIRST

  • Upgrade antiquated facilities to modern standards
  • More accountability for special needs students
  • Improve substitute teacher staffing

IMPROVE THE GRADUATION RATE

  • Collaborate with community partners like Rutgers
  • Explore work study program options to reduce dropouts
  • Hire more social workers and counselors

MORE ACCESSIBLE BOARD MEETINGS

  • Broadcast all meetings live online in English and Spanish
  • Advocate for a central board meeting locations
  • Restore public’s right to make comments at meetings