Senator Simcha Felder and Rabbi Chaim Dovid Zwiebel meet the long shadow of Joseph Hodges Choate
by Menachem Wecker
Published in the Fall 2019 issue of Education Next
” It’s a good story, of interest well beyond the Jewish community. Jewish schools educated more than 151,000 students in New York State in 2013, the last year a careful count was done. That’s more than the number enrolled in the Philadelphia City or San Diego Unified public-school districts. And taxpayers have a stake in how well the yeshivas are doing their jobs. “
Menachem Wecker does a thorough job examining the history of the issue of substantial equivalency and all of its facets in Education Next.