Where’s My Pre-K?
Tens of thousands of New York’s youngest have yet to have access to a local full-day Pre-K programTake Action!
Hillary Clinton Advocates for Community Schools Model
The presidential candidate agrees, community schools are a good way to address childhood poverty in public education.Read More
AQE Releases New Report on CFE and the 2016 Budget
For 81% of high-need schools, their Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE) funding has been derailed by the state.Read more
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Calling all young artists: Use your creativity to illustrate what a quality education means to you for a chance to win $100.Enter Here
Community Schools to Receive $175 Million
The state budget included $175 million in funding for converting struggling schools into community schools, a model that significantly improves student outcomes.Read More
Newspapers Support Restoring Lost School Aid
Editorial Boards across the state call for the Governor and Legislature to support Foundation Aid, restoring the promise of the Campaign for Fiscal Equity.Read more
Success Academy Mothers Call End to Harsh Treatment
Success Academy mothers says their children were punished with excessive suspensions, withholding of bathroom breaks, and neglect of students’ special needs.Read More
Schenectady Clergy Stand Together for School Funding
Dozens of Schenectady clergy come to the Capitol to advocate for fair and equitable funding for Schenectady City Schools. State owes district $62 million.Read more
Gap Between Wealthiest, Poorest Schools Widens
AQE compares the 100 wealthiest to 100 poorest school districts in New York State and find the gap has widen.Read the Report
Too Many Children Left Behind
Our new report on pre-K in New York State shows that almost 90,000 four-year-olds don’t have access to full day pre-K.Read the Report
Report: State’s Failure Results in Dreams Deferred
A decade after Campaign for Fiscal Equity ruling, $4.8 billions has yet to be paid to New York State schools.Read the Report
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CFE Derailed: The State of Our Schools in the Wake of the 2016 New York State Budget
Where’s My Pre-K?: Looking at Pre-K Access on Long Island
No Appetite to Educate: Stacking the Deck Against Children in Poverty
Too Many Children Left Behind: Make Quality Early Learning A Top Priority
AQE Signs Letter with Hundreds of Other Groups to Oppose Testing and Charter Schools; and to Support Community Schools
REPORT: Restoring Justice In Buffalo Public Schools: Safe and Supportive Quality Education for All
POLL: New Yorkers Don’t Want More Charter Schools, School Choice is a Low Priority
ANALYSIS: Evaluating the 2015 New York State Budget
REPORT: Prioritizing Equity: Lessons for Budget Negotiators from Senate and Assembly Education Budget Proposals
REPORT: Gubernatorial Delinquency: Cuomo’s Failure to Fund New York State Public Schools
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REPORT: Gubernatorial Delinquency: Cuomo’s Failure to Fund New York City Public Schools
REPORT: Make Quality Early Learning a Top Priority in the 2015 Enacted Budget
REPORT: Record Setting Inequality: New York State’s Opportunity Gap is Wider Than Ever
REPORT: Corruption in Education: Hedge Funds and the Takeover of New York State Schools
REPORT: Risking Public Money: New York Charter School Fraud, Best Practices to Protect Public Dollars and Prevent Financial Mismanagement
REPORT: Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline: The Crisis Affecting Rochester’s Students and What We Can Do to Fix It
REPORT: Good for Kids or Good For Carl: Who Really Benefit$ from Turning Public Schools into Privately Run Charter Schools
REPORT: Upstate School Aid: Setting the Record Straight
REPORT: Billions Behind
New Pre-K Budget Language: Key Elements
REPORT: Tale of Two States
50 Most Underfunded School Districts in NY
“On School Funding, Albany Must Do What’s Right”
Pastor Walrond fights for fair classroom funding
State of Our Schools
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