Madeline Pérez De Jesus

Invisible Parent Involvement Within the NYC High School Admissions Process

I walked into an Upper East Side public middle school and my first stop was the teachers’ lounge where Jane, the Parent Coordinator, waved. She was unable to give me her attention, though, as the phones were ringing off the hook that morning. I was able to hear only her end of the conversations: “You’re…

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Invisible Parent Involvement Within the NYC High School Admissions Process