Public education is one of the most important issues in Bushwick today. But it’s also one of the most complex, with numerous agencies, organizations, and individuals all playing different roles in shaping the community’s school system. The Community Education Council (CEC) is a local elected body that helps to cut through the confusion by giving a voice to students and their families. With the election for the newest members of the CEC ramping up this month, we sat down with the current CEC Vice President, Gloria Tellez-Tovar, to learn more.

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