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    AQE’s second annual Champions of Education Fundraiser is October 16! follow the link and find out how to attend and see who AQE is honoring this year… And the art contest is back!

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    Champions of Education Art Contest 2014

    AQE is kicking off our second annual student art contest, with the winners honored in October! find out how to apply today!



    New report by AQE & Opportunity Action shows the systemic neglect of NY’s high need students…and how to get back on track!

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    #EduElection Success featured in New Article

    Inspiring stories from last year’s #EduElection in NYC’s mayoral race are featured in new issue of Voices in Urban Education from the Annenberg Institute for School Reform.

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    Your gift will support our successful work to win funding that reduces class size, expands pre-Kindergarten, and provides essential education resources for millions of New York students. Click here to donate.


    AQE Highlights

    New Pre-K Budget Language: Key Elements

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    REPORT: Tale of Two States

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    50 Most Underfunded School Districts in NY

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    “On School Funding, Albany Must Do What’s Right”
    Pastor Walrond fights for fair classroom funding

    State of Our Schools
    See what Zakiyah Ansari says about the Governor’s State of the State

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