October 27, 2016 Dear friend: Just a quick update to let you know that on Tuesday, the Appellate Court ruled on our lawsuit against the DOE, and in a strongly worded, unanimous decision agreed with the Supreme Court that School Leadership Team meetings must be open to the public. Here is the Court’s decision; […]
October 5, 2016 Please join us at our annual Parent Action Conference, co-sponsored by CEC2 and NYC Kids PAC. The theme of the conference this year is “Putting Power Back in Parents’ Hands” and it will be held Saturday, Nov. 5 at the Spruce St. School, 12 Spruce St. in lower Manhattan near City Hall. […]
March 9, 2016 Dear Friend, Yesterday the City Council Education Committee held hearings on the still underfunded DOE capital plan for school construction and repair. Check out our blog here for our testimony and DOE responses to Council Members’ probing questions; here is the NY 1 story. Thanks especially to the many parent and community leaders who […]
Link to Testimony on the NYC Planning Commission.
Presentations on Class Size, C4E, and/or Overcrowding and the Capital Plan. For district data, please click on yours below to view data. If you would like to request more information, have any questions or concerns, or would like us to present at your Community Education Council or community/parent group, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org You […]
Watch Leonie Haimson at 1:22:49 ask Mayor de Blasio the following: “As you know, smaller classes are parents #1 priority on the DOE’s own surveys. During your campaign you promised to reduce class size to much lower levels and if necessary raise funds to do so, and to expand the school capital plan to […]
Class Size Matters co-sponsored the Parent Action Conference 2015, which took place November 7, 2015 at PS 133. The following are some power points and materials from the conference, organized by sessions. Plenary Panel Discussion: Alleviating Overcrowding and School Capital Planning Presented by The Honorable Brad Lander, NYC Council; Leonie Haimson, […]
Updated flyers for the Parent Action Conference, November 7, 2015