Stand Up For Kids Confronts Child Poverty, Inequality
Advocates, community groups unveil sweeping birth-to-college policy plan that includes revenue proposal to support legislation.Learn more
Hundreds Come to Capitol to Advocate for Schools
AQE and community groups believe that the Governor and Legislators should make education a priority in 2016 by finally funding Campaign for Fiscal Equity.Learn more
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
AQE in 2015: A wrap of some of the year’s highlights
AQE accomplished a lot in 2015 including $1.6 billion in foundation aid, $75 million to struggling schools and $30 million for Pre-K.Read more
Stop Funding School to Prison Pipeline
Stop the Kindergarten to Prison Pipeline fed by the draconian discipline practices like excessive suspensions at Eva Moskowitz’s Success Academy. Sign our petition.Sign Now
AQE Forms Coalition to Reform School Discipline
AQE has formed a coalition to reform current school discipline laws in an attempt to promote respect and support, and ultimately, a positive school climate.Read More
Make Your Own Meme
Join the #IAmPublicEd social media campaign by making a meme and sharing your personal success story that was inspired by your public school education.Make a Meme
Take the Nae Nae Challenge for #IAmPublicEd
Students, educators, and parents are taking the Nae Nae Challenge in support of public education. Join in the fun and take the challenge too.Check it Out!
Public School Students Win This Legislative Session
AQE and its allies win major victories this legislative session that will resonate for New York’s public school students.Get the Facts!
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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
See what Zakiyah Ansari says about the Governor’s State of the State
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