Says DOE has left school with lack of needed classes, including honors
State Sen. Tony Avella, at the podium, joined students and teachers at a rally on Monday, when he said the city has turned its back on Jamaica High School.
Social Studies teacher James Eterno, left, student Kymberley Walcott and Avella denounce the city for slashing courses at Jamaica High School.
Social studies teacher James Eterno, left, and state Sen. Tony Avella said the city has decimated the number of classes at Jamaica High School, leaving students with no honors or advanced placement courses.
JHS senior Raymond Almonte, center, said he had wanted to take advanced placement courses this year, but couldn't because Jamaica no longer offers them.
Students and teachers participate in a rally outside Jamaica High School this week.