Reports, Testimonies, Etc.
Below is our testimony to the NYC Council Education Committee in favor of the resolution opposing the Governor’s proposal on receivership — the state taking over our struggling schools.
Testimony of Leonie Haimson before the NYC Council Education Committee on school overcrowding and the deficiencies of the capital plan
Here is our testimony on school overcrowding before the NYC Council Education Committee School Overcrowding Testimony 3.3.15 Final
Please write your own letter to DOE’s Blue Book working group about how to revise the much-criticized school utilization formula. Their email is below and the deadline for submitting comments is next Wednesday, November 26. They plan to present their initial recommendations to the public in December. Feel free to include any of the points […]
On Nov. 18, along with many parent leaders and other advocates, we sent the letter below to the Chancellor, urging a moratorium on any more co-locations until all NYC children could be ensured of their constitutional right to a sound basic education, including smaller classes. WNYC reported on our letter here. It was reported yesterday that […]
Here is a letter to Chancellor Fariña about revising school progress reports. Read below or download.
Testimony of Karen Sprowal before the NYC Council Education Committee on the negative impact of excessive class sizes on students with disabilities
Below is the testimony of Karen Sprowal before the NYC Council Education Committee on the negative impact of excessive class sizes on student with disabilities
Here is the powerpoint I presented on Oct. 8, 2014 to Community Education Council 5 on the negative impact of the proliferating charters on their public schools.
This year the DOE is holding hearings about the Contracts for Excellence (C4E) plan for each district’s Community Education Council (CEC). We have been invited to CEC meetings to give a presentation on how the C4E plan violates the language and intent of the law. Find the presentation including specific class size and school utilization data for your […]
This is a briefing about the unmet need for seats citywide proposed in the new 2015-2019 proposed capital plan. Download in Powerpoint here: Citywide Capital Plan Briefing