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Monday, August 31, 2009

Liveblogging, cont.

9:19 Asking about parental involvment in schools. Tapia says parental involvement is important. Says parent coordinators should be more involved in parental involvement.

Cabrera says power has been given to the principal. "that's the person we have to negotiate with" to bring forth resources we need. Talks about low rate of h.s. graduation.

9:23 James says Baez has been criticized for poor attendance record and not being visible in community. But says "that neither of you two hav ebeen regulars" at community meetings. What's to say that if yoyu're elected it will be any different.

Cabrera says he was on Community Board (for two years, James says) and had good attendance record. Says he never saw Council member during that time. Asks that voters look at his track record as a pastor and a counselor -- that he shows up and is effective.

Tapia says she was presidnet of PTAs at all her kids' schools (she has four children). Says she has been active on disability issues.

9:24 Name a current Bx pol you admire, Alex asks: Tapia says she worked with former Bronx BP Adolfo Carrion. Gary says he's not "current."

Cabrera says current BP Ruben Diaz. Praises his role as strategist.


  1. Great job! The debate was great and informative. Gary, you were straight out great!

  2. Oh please Gary would have been better off with 3 empty chairs.


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