Education experts on the faculty at New York University are available to comment on today’s landmark New York State Court of Appeals ruling. The state’s highest court ruled that an additional $1.93 billion must be spent each year on New York City’s public schools to give the city’s students the chance for a “sound, basic education” guaranteed by the State Constitution.

Available to comment are:

  • Amy Ellen Schwartz is a Professor of Public Policy, Education, and Economics and Director of the NYU Institute for Education and Social Policy.
  • Johnathan Zimmerman is an associate professor at New York University’s Steinhardt School of Education and the author of Whose America? Culture Wars in the Public Schools (Harvard, 2002).

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