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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!
Building Future Leaders Conference for Buffalo Schools
On October 10, parents, students, teachers, administrators and community members will join together to address the grassroots demand to keep children safe and in school.Find Out More!
Save the Date
Join us for our annual Gala and Fundraiser to celebrate our Champions of Education on November 5 at UFT Headquarters.Join Us!
AQE, Hedge Clippers Protest Gov. Cuomo’s Fundraiser
250 protest Gov. Cuomo’s indifference to inequality at his $5,000 a plate fundraiser at the home of hedge funder Daniel Loeb in East Hampton.Read More!
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!
Parents Gather at Regents Meeting on Receivership
Parents from across the state rallied at the State Education Department to ask the Board of Regents to hear their voice when deciding on a receiver for struggling schools.Read More
Clergy Renounce Gov. Cuomo’s Education Plans
More than 100 reverends and rabbis write letter in opposition to Gov. Cuomo’s tax credit for wealthy and raising the charter cap.Read the letter
Groups Unite to Block Educational Tax Credit
Parental Choice in Education Act, a veiled ploy to give back to big campaign donors, furthers the distress in public schools.Read more
NEW POLL: New Yorkers Say ‘No’ to Charter Schools
In a recent poll, New Yorkers say they don’t want any new charter schools, nor do they think school choice is important.Read the Poll
Push Back on Gov. Cuomo’s Test and Punish Agenda
Parents all over New York State are considering opting their students out of high-stakes testing.Find out more!
Gov. Cuomo Gets an ‘F’ in Education
Gov. Cuomo’s gets failing marks in all areas of his education policy, even though he is skilled at rhetoric and helping his billionaire donors get a good return on their investment.Read his Report Card
Education Tax Credit A Windfall for Billionaires
Gov. Cuomo’s Education Tax Credit diverts more money from public schools and creates another tax shelter for billionaires.Learn more
Gov. Cuomo Fails to Fund New York’s Public Schools
Report: Gubernatorial Delinquency Reveals Cuomo Deprives New York’s Children of a Sound, Basic EducationRead the Report
Early Childhood Learning Needs to Be a Priority
A new report, Children Can’t Wait, calls for Gov. Cuomo to keep his promise and invest in early childhood learning.Read the Report
Record Setting Inequality Plagues Public Schools
A new report shows that high need public schools are consistently stripped of resources, leaving its children at a huge disadvantage compared to peers.Read the Report
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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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