OurSchoolsNYC is an independent voice for parents, students, educators and friends who support education. We provide detailed information, balanced news and analysis that you won’t get from interest groups or the commercial media.
Lead Writer – Mona Davids
Mona is the President of the New York Charter Parent Association, a parent of two NYC children and an advocate for the rights of parents of charter schools and district schools alike.
Editor in Chief- Justin Wedes
Justin is an educator, activist and web designer. He taught in the public classroom for 3 years before turning to after-school programs in media literacy and digital activism.
Staff intern- Emily Apple
Emily is a former NYC public school student and currently a student at Hunter College with interests in public policy, journalism and education.
From time to time, OurSchoolsNYC also features guest bloggers and citizen journalists reporting on education issues in their local communities. Interested in contributing? Email us!