Please consider donating to Class Size Matters on #GivingTuesday. We are continuing to push for smaller classes and less overcrowding in our public schools. NYC added nearly a billion dollars to the capital plan last spring to build more schools, in part because of our advocacy. Yet the plan is still underfunded, the process of […]
November 22, 2016 Dear friend, 1.This year’s average school level and citywide class size data was released last week, showing a slight decrease in average class sizes in most grades. However, the decrease was so small that it would take 11 years before city schools reached acceptable Contract for Excellence class sizes in grades K-3, […]
On October 25, 2016 the Appellate Court ruled on our lawsuit to keep School Leadership Team meetings open, which the DOE had closed to the public starting in 2013. Here is our press release, and here are articles about the decision in the Daily News, the Village Voice and Chalkbeat. Here is a blog post […]
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 […]