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[Susan notes: Short and effective.]

Published in New York Times

To the editor

Re \"Wariness but Cheer Over Plan by Mayor\" (news article, Jan. 16):

As a parent with two children in public school, I was saddened and startled by the condescending comment made by Harold O. Levy, the former schools chancellor. Does he really think that parents in New York City \"don\'t set high-enough expectations for their children\"?

Which parents?

Rosanne Capuder

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