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Majority of Parents Are Satisfied With Public Schools

NYC's Department of Education released the 2013 School Survey of parents, and 95 percent of parents responded to say that they were satisfied with their child's education. This figure is up from 94 percent a year ago. According to the New York Daily News, the top concerns of parents were all initiatives the Bloomberg administration was working to fix:

The top requests from parents for improvements to city schools included smaller classes, more preparation for state exams and more hands-on learning for students.

Schools Chancellor Dennis Walcott said the survey’s mostly rosy results reflected gains city schools have made thanks to reforms enacted by Mayor Bloomberg since 2002.

NYC's teachers were less pleased with the Bloomberg administration - only half of teachers surveyed were satisfied with Bloomberg and Schools Chancellor Walcott.

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