50-Percent of Dept. of Ed Phones Go Unanswered: Report
Finally, the parents and children of New York City are learning the truth. The people at the head of the state educational system are admitting what we have long suspected: that previous numbers on math and reading tests were phony.
Updated at 12:30 PM EDT on Monday, Sep 6, 2010
In the busy week leading up to the start of the school year, a study found that city Department of Education phones went unanswered nearly half the time.
According to theNew York Post, family advocates at 16 out of the 34 school-district offices did not answer their phones or return messages left on voice mail when called last week by Post reporters.
Published at 12:25 PM EDT on Sep 6, 2010