On April 30th we held a Town hall meeting at Brooklyn Borough Hall about the state and city plan to share personally identifiable student information with a corporation called inBloom inc. and other third party vendors. About 150 people showed up, including: two Regents (Regent Kathleen Cashin of Brooklyn and Regent Betty Rosa of the Read more
Leonie Haimson speaks at Occupy the DOE in Washington D.C., April 2013. Check it out here, or below.
Here are some news clips and video footage of our March 13, 2013 press conference on student privacy violations. For more information about our press conference, click here. Parents, Experts Blast New State Database of Private Student Info NBC New York/AP View more videos at: http://nbcnewyork.com. Civil Rights Attorney Norman Siegel speaks up for Read more
Leonie Haimson sat down with Partnership for Student Advocacy’s Mary Conway-Speigel to talk about NY State Education Department’s current plan to turn over private, personally-identifiable student data with a Gates-funded corporation who will then make this data available to commercial vendors. Check our fact sheet here for more information.
Mary Conway- Spiegel, from the Partnership For Student Advocacy, interviewed Leonie Haimson about the importance of small class sizes. Check it out by following the link, here. Or watch it below.
Leonie Haimson, Executive Director of Class Size Matters, gave a presentation to CEC 6 on class size and student privacy violations in NYC, on January 17, 2013. Our fact sheet on student privacy is located here. Our FAQs sheet on class size is located here. Part One Part Two ; Read more
Leonie Haimson, executive director of Class Size Matters, speaks out against high-stakes testing, and its impact upon public school students and parents, at Bank Street’s Teacher and Principal Evaluation Panel in May, 2012.
NYC parent advocates and Class Size Matters joined with famed civil rights attorney, Norman Siegel, for a news conference on October 14, 2012. The Associated Press reported the activists calling on State Attorney General, Eric Schneiderman, and Board of Regents Chancellor, Merryl Tisch, to defend students’ privacy protections against using student records for commercial purposes. Read more
“Won’t Back Down” actresses respond to Class Size Matters-included parent protesters at the New York City premier of the movie. Check it out here: Source: Eonline.com
Teacher Unions Put to Test: http://video.cnbc.com/gallery/?video=3000115361&play=1