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Free this Bed-Stuy high school to excel: Boys and Girls needs more flexibility and higher standards

By Gideon Gabbidon, the parent of three graduates of Boys and Girls High School

This past June, my son graduated from Boys and Girls High School in Bedford-Stuyvesant. And while I was proud that he received his diploma, there was also a sense of relief that Orlando will no longer be attending this struggling school. You see, over the past few years, Boys and Girls has fallen on hard times — and the students and teachers there need real leadership to get back on track.

There’s no more time for putting band-aids on the school’s problems. The time is now to make serious changes so no more kids have to suffer.

Read the full oped in the New York Daily News.

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