A copy of our Testimony for the City Planning Commission, a PDF of this testimony can be downloaded here. Testimony before the City Planning Commission December 16, 2015 Dear Chair Weisbrod and members of the Commission: My name is Miho Watabe, and I am testifying on behalf of Class Size Matters, a citywide public […]
Reports, Testimonies, Etc.
You can download a PDF version of the Testimony Here. Testimony of Leonie Haimson before the NYC Council Education Committee On the Renewal Schools November 23, 2015 Thank you for the opportunity to speak to you today. My name is Leonie Haimson; I run Class Size Matters, a citywide advocacy group devoted to providing information […]
Out comments to the 2015 Common Core Task Force Hearing on November 6, 2015 and can be read here.
Our comments on the Grover Cleveland High School Receivership Proposal: September 25, 2015.
Our comments on Flushing HS Receivership Proposal: September 25, 2015
The DOE is holding annual borough hearings on their 2015-2016 Contracts for Excellence (C4E) plan, as required by state law. The C4E program, established in 2007 in response to the Campaign for Fiscal Equity lawsuit, provides targeted state funds that were supposed to be used to reduce class size and other approved goals in NYC and […]
On June 15, 2015 Public Advocate Letitia James, 22 Council Members, many parent leaders and Presidents of Community Education Councils, along with Class Size Matters and the UFT, sent a letter to the Chancellor and the Mayor, urging them to double the seats in the capital plan for school construction, and appoint a Commission to […]
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.
Here is our testimony on school overcrowding before the NYC Council Education Committee School Overcrowding Testimony 3.3.15 Final