New York City teens get citywide civics lesson

February 7, 2019 | New York Daily News

How should the city’s public schools spend their money? Ask the students.

Teens at 47 city high schools are getting the chance to say where $2,000 in school funds go in a new, citywide civics lesson.

The Civics for All Participatory Budgeting Project gives $2,000 for high school students to identify priorities and direct spending on programs approved by their school community.

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