February 26, 2017 I hope you and your family had a nice winter break. This Tuesday, the City Council will hold hearings on the need to improve school planning and siting process. When: Tues. Feb. 28 starting at 10 AM Where: Council Chambers, City Hall What: City Council joint hearings of the Education and Finance […]
March 3, 2017 1. I will be speaking on the national and state push to privatize public education tomorrow Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Westchester-East Putnam PTA Advocacy Breakfast. The event is free; just RSVP to email@example.com What: Westchester-East Putnam PTA Advocacy Breakfast Where: The Education House, 5 Homeside Lane, White Plains, […]
Save the date! On Saturday, November 7th, we are co-sponsoring a Parent Action Conference at PS 133 in Brooklyn (near the Barclay Center and many subway stops). Workshops will be held on developing an action plan to address school overcrowding, rising class sizes, mayoral control, empowering parents and school leadership teams, opting out of testing, protecting […]
Leonie Haimson and Diane Ravitch, Patrick Sullivan and Monica Major Emily Horowitz, and Cynthia Wachtell invite you to Class Size Matters 7th Annual “Skinny” Awards Dinner When: Tuesday, June 9 at 6:30 PM Where: Il Bastardo/Bocca Di Bacco 191 7th Ave (21st St) New York, NY 10011 A fundraiser for Class Size Matters This year we […]
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 […]
EVENT: Join the Movement Against a Test-Obsessed System: A Working Strategy Session with Diane Ravitch
On Wednesday, January 21st, 2015, join the movement against a test-obsessed system and come to a working strategy session with a presentation by Diane Ravitch followed by Breakout Action Groups. See the flyer below for more details.
On Monday, June 9 we will be holding our annual “Skinny” award dinner, to honor three extraordinary individuals who have given us the real “skinny” about our public schools. Our honorees this year are Liz Phillips, principal of PS 321 in Brooklyn, Carol Burris, principal of South Side HS on Long Island, and Patrick Sullivan, […]