Post Tagged with: "Families For Excellent Schools"

Pro-Charter Group FES Set to Dissolve

Pro-Charter Group FES Set to Dissolve

Today Bryan Lawrence, Board Chair of Families for Excellent Schools, put out a statement saying that the charter school advocacy group will be dissolving. The group has been under fire since its CEO Jeremiah Kittredge was fired last week after […]

by · February 5, 2018 · Education, News

CLASS ACTION LAWSUIT FILED AGAINST CITY ED DEPARTMENT FOR FAILING TO PROTECT STUDENTS FROM VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS

Plaintiffs Include Eleven Child Victims Whose Incidents of Abuse and Harassment Were Ignored by Department of Education   Today, eleven students and ten parents from New York City district schools filed a class action lawsuit against the Department of Education […]

by · April 7, 2016 · Uncategorized

BronxTalk Examines Charter Schools Tonight

CHARTER SCHOOLS ON BRONXTALK Tonight BronxTalk will present both sides of the debate over charter schools. A director of a prominent charter school and an education expert from the Alliance for a Quality Education will answer questions from host Gary […]

by · October 19, 2015 · Education News, Television

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

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

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
FAMILIES FOR EXCELLENT SCHOOLS CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE STATE TAKEOVER OF 178 FAILING  SCHOOLS

FAMILIES FOR EXCELLENT SCHOOLS CALLS FOR IMMEDIATE STATE TAKEOVER OF 178 FAILING SCHOOLS

Parents Urge Governor and State Legislature to Place All Priority Schools Under Receivership this Fall, Providing Bold, Structural Change for Chronically Failing Schools Includes 91 Priority Schools in New York City New York, NY – On Wednesday, Families for Excellent Schools (FES) […]

by · February 25, 2015 · Education News, Government