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 […]
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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
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 […]