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Take action on behalf of the 65,000 children being denied an education

Tens of thousands of New York children attend ultra-orthodox yeshivas that refuse to provide a sound, basic education.  Despite New York State law mandating that ALL schools teach secular subjects, these yeshivas refuse to give their students an education in subjects such as Math, English, and History.

Our government officials must  do their job and enforce the law!

We need your help to make sure they do that.  Act now!  fill out this from to send an email to the NYC schools chancellor, the Mayor, and the members of the Panel for Educational Policy to tell them to enforce New York education law section 3204.


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It is imperative that the people who hold the power to affect change, do. And your voice can help inspire education officials and political players to take action. Click below to submit a letter to NYC Council Education Committee Chair Rita Joseph. 

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