A mother from Inwood took her eight-year-old son out of school for the day last month to give him a lesson that she felt he wouldn’t get inside a classroom. She brought him down to Ground Zero. And then she headed uptown to Zuccotti Park for the Occupy Wall Street protests to show him what it looks like to be a part of history as it unfolds. —
“There’s a disparity in education so that only the rich can afford the best teachers,” said Diana Zavada, 36, a single mother who immigrated to America from Honduras. “So I’m bringing him down here to educate him as best I can, to show him that he can have a voice, too.”
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