Archive for September 13th, 2004

13th September


First Published in The New York Sun, September 13, 2004

By Andrew Wolf

    Students will return this morning to public schools in New York City, a slow start that goes to the heart of what is wrong with the Department of Education’s “Children First” initiative. 

    Boys at parochial schools in the city donned their white shirts and ties, and the girls slipped on their plaid skirts, last Wednesday, giving them a threeday head start on their public-school compatriots. 

    Many of the surrounding suburban schools districts also welcomed their students back on Wednesday, some on Tuesday, and some even two weeks ago.  (more…)