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Josmar Trujillo

Josmar Trujillo is the former co-president of the Peninsula Preparatory Charter School in Rockaway, Queens. He remains a supporter. His son is currently enrolled at P.S. 146 in East Harlem.

Josmar Trujillo appears in the following:

How to Fix Broken Windows

Monday, July 28, 2014

A string of police abuse stemming from low-level crime arrests has opened up questions about whether Commissioner Bratton's "broken windows" is back, and whether it's working. With The New York Times editorializing against both Broken Windows and marijuana criminalization, we assess the policy with Josmar Trujillo, an organizer with New Yorkers Against Bratton, who has written that many New Yorkers were "fooled by the campaign rhetoric of...Mayor Bill de Blasio."

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Opinion: Charter School Battles Leave Parents Used and Confused

Thursday, March 13, 2014

A public school dad who has fought to keep his son's charter school open argues for a little more nuance when leaders lock horns on education issues.

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Parents Navigate Polarized Charter Waters

Friday, October 11, 2013

A charter school parent explains why he was not at the march on Tuesday. He says the rallying cry of an "attack" on charters rang false to him; charters clearly are here to stay. This dad says most parents are ready to move on to a real conversation about the schools. 

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Why My Son is Not Taking the State Tests

Thursday, April 18, 2013

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"When I look at my son, I don't see a data point or a test score. I don't look at my son and see future SAT's or LSAT's. I see a kid frustrated with 'practice tests' and the narrow curriculum his teachers are forced to teach."

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We're Fighting For the Same Thing: Better Schools

Friday, September 21, 2012

The father of two boys attending public school struggles to reconcile his support for a Queens charter school with the sympathy he felt for Chicago's teachers when they went on strike.

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Closing Peninsula Prep Leaves Inferior Options

Friday, January 20, 2012

A parent leader at Peninsula Preparatory Academy, which is slated to be closed, writes: '95 percent of Peninsula Prep's students find themselves being directed by the city Department of Education to zoned public schools that Peninsula Prep outperformed.'

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