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New York Schools Turn to Parent Advocates

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New York Schools Turn to Parent Advocates

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New York Schools Turn to Parent Advocates

New York Schools Turn to Parent Advocates

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For the first time, all 1,500 New York City public schools have a staff member whose responsibility is to act as an advocate for parents and children. At P.S. 5 in Brooklyn's Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood, the parent coordinator is Odolph Wright. Beth Fertig of member station WNYC reports.