Parents in New York City have developed a very lively blog titled NYC Public School Parents: Independent voices of New York City public school parents.
It doesn’t shy away from making what seems to me to often be valid complaints about New York schools. They certainly have a challenge in getting their voices heard. I’ve already posted about what NY Mayor Bloomberg thinks is the role of parents:
parents need only be involved in the micro issues of their child’s education, like the child’s attendance, behavior and grades. It does not make sense for parents to be involved in larger issues