Post Tagged with: "charter schools"

WYSK: If Charter Schools Help Our Black and Hispanic Children, Why Are Our Black and Hispanic Elected Officials Opposed to Them?

WYSK: If Charter Schools Help Our Black and Hispanic Children, Why Are Our Black and Hispanic Elected Officials Opposed to Them?

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW  If Charter Schools Help Our Black and Hispanic Children, Why Are Our Black and Hispanic Elected Officials Opposed to Them? Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz You should know that charter schools are a blessing to help our […]

OP-ED: The Level 1 Crisis — Families Need Path Out Of Failing Schools

OP-ED: The Level 1 Crisis — Families Need Path Out Of Failing Schools

 One third of all kids taking state tests in NYC are scoring at Level 1 As a parent in New York City, I know that some schools here are failing. I’ve seen it first hand. But I also look at […]

by · June 22, 2016 · Education, Government, Op Ed
Op-Ed: Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools

Op-Ed: Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools

Bronx Families Deserve More Choice in Schools By Rossileny Linarez and Shalamar & Kashay Ward   Like a lot of parents in the Bronx, we worry about the quality of the schools in our neighborhoods and we wish we had […]

by · March 27, 2016 · Education News, Op Ed

Op-Ed: Girls Prep Changes Lives — Zarida Teel

Last week, I spoke to thousands of families from across New York City who came together to demand an end to separate and unequal education in the city we love. I spoke up for my daughter Aliza, but also for […]

A TALE OF TWO SCHOOL SYSTEMS: RAMPANT INEQUALITY IN NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS

A TALE OF TWO SCHOOL SYSTEMS: RAMPANT INEQUALITY IN NEW YORK CITY SCHOOLS

Analysis Shows Pipeline to Quality Schooling Reserved for White/Asian Students, while Black/Hispanic Students Condemned to Unequal and Inferior Schools Mayor de Blasio Needs to Keep His Promise to End Inequality — Educational Inequality Leads to Income Inequality   A new […]

by · August 27, 2015 · Education News
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Cuomo, Legislature Reach Agreement on Rent Laws, 421a But Not MMA

In an email to supporters, Governor Andrew Cuomo described his end-of-session agreement with legislative leaders that addresses many of the important issues facing New York. Cuomo referred to his bold vision for New York: “one that promised to expand opportunity, […]

Critic Pans DOE Move to Merge Failing Schools With Thriving Schools

Move Ignores Evidence of Smaller Schools’ Success and Threatens to Throw Neighborhoods in Turmoil New York, NY – After academic researchers last week again confirmed findings validating the academic benefits of creating smaller schools after shuttering failing ones, Families for Excellent Schools […]

by · May 3, 2015 · Education News

Sen. Diaz: Real Opportunities for Black and Hispanic Students 

What You Should Know By State Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz Real Opportunities for Black and Hispanic Students  You should know that charter schools are creating real opportunities for Black and Hispanic students throughout the five boroughs of New York City […]

by · March 30, 2015 · Education News, Government, Op Ed
PARENTS CALL ON MAYOR DE BLASIO TO VISIT SCHOOLS THAT ARE CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP

PARENTS CALL ON MAYOR DE BLASIO TO VISIT SCHOOLS THAT ARE CLOSING THE ACHIEVEMENT GAP

Real Answers to City’s Failing Schools Crisis Found in 46 High-Performing, High-Poverty District and Charter Schools–Not $150M “Renewal Schools” Gamble New York, NY – On Tuesday morning, Families for Excellent Schools called for Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carmen Fariña to […]

Six-Time Grammy Awards Nominee Janelle Monáe To Perform at Rally to End Statewide Failing Schools Crisis

Rally to End Statewide Failing Schools Crisis Expected to Have 8,000 Attendees New York, NY – Six-time Grammy nominee and education advocate Janelle Monáe will perform at Families for Excellent Schools rally in Albany to end New York’s failing schools crisis […]

by · March 3, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Education News