Sepulveda Attends CEC’s Breakfast

Sepulveda Attends CEC’s Breakfast
Assemblyman Sepulveda (l) earned a congratulatory hug from fellow Assemblyman Mark Gjonaj after receiving his award as this year’s Special Honoree.
Photo by Bob Kappstatter

Assemblyman Luis Sepulveda served as the keynote speaker for the 11th annual Community Education Council 11’s Legislative Breakfast on Friday, June 2 at the Eastwood Manor.

Sepulveda spoke of the hard work by legislators this session that added an extra $1.1 billion to the state education budget totaling $25.8 billion with $386 million going to schools in the Bronx and NYC.

He also praised the hard work of administrators and teachers across the city for a citywide high school dropout rate that fell to a low of 8.5% last year while the graduation rate rose to a historic 72.6% with the Bronx showing the highest improvement.

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