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Parent Action Conference – Saturday, November 7th

Save the date! There will be a Parent Action Conference on Saturday, November 7th at PS 133 in Brooklyn. This event is sponsored by Class Size Matters, NYC KidsPAC, Education Council Consortium and Community Education Council District 15. There will be workshops on developing action plans to address school overcrowding, rising class sizes, mayoral control, empowering parents and…

UPDATE on Cuomo’s education proposals

Capital New York reported yesterday that rather than forcing a vote on teacher evaluations as part of the April 1 budget, Governor Cuomo is proposing that education funding increases be withheld until a six-person commission comes up with recommendations regarding education reform. This commission would consist of two appointees each by the governor, senate, and assembly and would make its…

BNS Educators Video

Teachers and administrators at Brooklyn New School have put together a video expressing their concerns about Cuomo’s education proposal. We thought it was worth a look. You can watch the video by clicking this link, here: Brooklyn Educators Speak Out https://vimeo.com/122744324

Taking our concerns to Albany

Children’s School parents Emily Fisher (4th grade parent), Nina Crews (2nd grade parent), and Rafael Gomez Luna (Kindergarten parent), went to Albany on Wednesday, March 11th to visit legislators, joining schools from all over New York State to talk about the education proposal. We delivered petition letters from PS 372 parents and staff to Assembly Members JoAnne Simon, James Brennan…

Protect Our Schools Rally at PS 372

Our parents and students spoke loud and clear on Thursday March 12th as they joined hands with Mr. Artie, Ms. Kathy, Ms. Rosa and teachers outside of the school on a very chilly morning. Mr. Michael, our teacher’s UFT, rep led the charge. What do we want? We want Governor Cuomo to increase funding for…