Do you think your children are entitled to decent schooling in your own neighborhood?
Well, forget it.
If you live in Manhattan, Brooklyn, or Queens, for another year, overcrowding is leading to waitlists at some renowned local public kindergartens. The New York Times's Fernanda Santos tells the story: In Packed Districts, Lists for a School Spot Grow
This is a very serious problem for NYC. How can you set down roots in a neighborhood where you don't know that your children can go to school? New York City private schools and suburban publics will become more popular than ever with people who can afford them.