March 18, 2015 Hey Folks, Please help us continue to protect our public schools by signing our petition here to Governor Cuomo, Speaker Heastie, and Majority Leader Skelos now and send a letter here to your legislator. Throughout NY state, parents, students, and teachers have rallied to protect our public schools from Governor’s Cuomo’s attempt to hold school […]
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 are 4 simple steps you can take to stop Gov. Cuomo’s damaging education proposals. Click the links below to download the flyer in English and spanish. 4 Steps to Stop Cuomo- Download PDF 4 Pasos para Parar Cuomo- Descargar PDF
Here is our testimony on school overcrowding before the NYC Council Education Committee School Overcrowding Testimony 3.3.15 Final
Our public schools are under attack. We ask that you join with us in a citywide event on Thursday, March 12, either before or after school, and ask fellow parents, students, teachers and other school staff, to form a ring around your building to symbolically protect your school. Outside NYC, these symbolic actions are taking place on […]
The House version of the federal Elementary and Secondary Education Act, also known as NCLB, will likely be voted on this week. The Senate version is currently being negotiated in committee. So this is the time to let your elected representatives in Congress know what you want the final law to say. Please send […]
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.