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  • Zakiyah Ansari: Rethinking Accountability/Mom on the Front Lines

    AQE’s Zakiyah Ansari speaks at SCOPE to ask an important and difficult question about accountability in communities of poverty and color and inside this month’s Essence!

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    AQE Supports the Dream Act

    AQE supports the right of all students in New York to a sound and equitable education. The Dream Act helps young people achieve that goal and will undoubtedly lead to  a stronger state and a stronger nation.

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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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    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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