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  • Petition: Tell Cuomo to Refund Racist Donor’s Money

    Governor Cuomo must immediately break all ties with Dan Loeb, and refund every dollar he has ever received from him. Add your name to the petition now.

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    Pay to Play: Charter Schools & the IDC

    A new report from AQE shows that the IDC has accepted nearly $700,000 from charter school backers and PACs.

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    Trump’s Disastrous Education Budget

    Trump’s education budget would slash $433 million from New York’s schools. Click here to learn about the full impact.

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    Calling Student Artists

    It’s time for AQE’s annual student art contest! Have your young artists create either a painting or a drawing that illustrates what a quality learning environment means to them.

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    Governor Cuomo Is a Lot Like Trump on Education

    WATCH: A new video shows how Governor Andrew Cuomo and Donald Trump have a lot of the same ideas about education policy.

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    REPORT: Gov. Cuomo’s “alternative facts” on school aid

    Don’t miss AQE’s new report: Alternative Facts & Historical Fiction: Fact Checking Governor Cuomo on School Aid.

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    AQE Highlights

    Alternative Facts & Historical Fiction: Fact Checking Governor Cuomo on School Aid

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    Too Many Children Still Waiting: Make Quality Early Learning a Top Priority In 2017 Budget 

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    Students v. State of New York: Opportunity and Justice: Unfunded, Undelivered

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    CFE Derailed: The State of Our Schools in the Wake of the 2016 New York State Budget

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    Where’s My Pre-K?: Looking at Pre-K Access on Long Island

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    No Appetite to Educate: Stacking the Deck Against Children in Poverty

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    Too Many Children Left Behind: Make Quality Early Learning A Top Priority

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    AQE Signs Letter with Hundreds of Other Groups to Oppose Testing and Charter Schools; and to Support Community Schools 

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    REPORT: Restoring Justice In Buffalo Public Schools: Safe and Supportive Quality Education for All

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    POLL: New Yorkers Don’t Want More Charter Schools, School Choice is a Low Priority

    Click here to read the poll.

    ANALYSIS: Evaluating the 2015 New York State Budget

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    REPORT: Prioritizing Equity: Lessons for Budget Negotiators from Senate and Assembly Education Budget Proposals

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    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

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    REPORT: Make Quality Early Learning a Top Priority in the 2015 Enacted Budget

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    REPORT: Record Setting Inequality: New York State’s Opportunity Gap is Wider Than Ever

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    REPORT: Corruption in Education: Hedge Funds and the Takeover of New York State Schools

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    REPORT: Risking Public Money: New York Charter School Fraud, Best Practices to Protect Public Dollars and Prevent Financial Mismanagement

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    REPORT: Breaking the School-to-Prison Pipeline: The Crisis Affecting Rochester’s Students and What We Can Do to Fix It

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    REPORT: Good for Kids or Good For Carl: Who Really Benefit$ from Turning Public Schools into Privately Run Charter Schools

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    REPORT: Upstate School Aid: Setting the Record Straight

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    REPORT: Billions Behind

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    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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