Senator Serrano spoke with 9th and 10th Grade students from the Manhattan Center for Science and Math on Thursday afternoon.
"This year, we were able to change the way New York State funds education. We have finally brought the focus back to school districts that need the money most – and that includes East Harlem," said the Senator.
"The will to succeed is nothing without a strong educational infrastructure. It is knowledge that builds awareness, community and economic opportunity."