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    PRESS STATEMENT: Spitzer Op-Ed Contradicts Cuomo Statements on Purpose of Foundation Aid Formula

    Spitzer Op-Ed Contradicts Cuomo Statements on Purpose of Foundation Aid Formula   Albany, NY (February 16, 2017) — Today, former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer urged New York State to fulfil its constitutional obligation to provide a “sound basic education” to all students and fully fund the Foundation Aid formula.

    PRESS RELEASE: Gov. Cuomo’s Proposed Repeal of Foundation Aid Exceeds Anything DeVos & Trump could Cut from NYS Schools

    Gov. Cuomo’s Proposed Repeal of Foundation Aid Exceeds Anything DeVos & Trump could Cut from NYS Schools   Albany, NY (February 13, 2017) — The Alliance for Quality Education publicly released a letter sent Monday to Senators Catharine Young and Carl Marcellino and Assembly Members Denny Farrell and Cathy Nolan, ...

    PRESS STATEMENT: With DeVos Confirmed, The Pressure is on Cuomo to Stand Up for Public Schools

    For Immediate Release: Contact: Alicia Arrington, New York City Communication Organizer Alliance for Quality Education 212-328-9268 or 757-814-9823 alicia@aqeny.org PRESS STATEMENT With DeVos Confirmed as Secretary of Education, the Pressure Is Now On Governor Cuomo to Stand up for Public Schools NEW YORK (February 7, 2017) ...

    PRESS RELEASE: New Report Fact Checks Governor Cuomo on School Funding Issues

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Alternative Facts & Historical Fiction New Report Fact Checks Governor Cuomo on School Funding Issues   Albany, NY (February 2, 2017) — The Alliance for Quality Education released a new report on Thursday fact-checking Governor Andrew Cuomo and his administration regarding state education funding. The report, titled Alternative Facts & ...

    PRESS STATEMENT: AQE Applauds Assembly for Proposed Millionaires and Billionaires Tax

    AQE APPLAUDS ASSEMBLY FOR PROPOSED MILLIONAIRES & BILLIONAIRES TAX   ALBANY, NY (January 26, 2017) — In response to the New York State Assembly’s proposed  tax on millionaires and billionaires  the Alliance for Quality Education released the following statement: “We applaud Speaker Carl Heastie and the New York State Assembly for leading the way in ...

    FACT SHEET: Cuomo’s Proposal to Repeal the Foundation Aid Commitment

    The Facts about the Cuomo Proposal to Repeal the State’s Foundation Aid Commitment Governor Cuomo has proposed changes that would gut the Foundation Aid formula—the formula created by the state in 2007 in response to the Campaign for Fiscal Equity lawsuit. The Foundation Aid formula is designed to ensure all students have ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Foundation Aid Repeal Proposed by Cuomo

    GOVERNOR CUOMO PROPOSES TO ELIMINATE USE OF FOUNDATION AID FORMULA IN FUTURE YEARS Replaces Objective Formula With Political Horse Trading   ALBANY (January 18, 2017) — In an unprecedented assault on the education of students of color, students in poverty, and immigrant students, Governor Cuomo proposes in his Executive ...

    PRESS STATEMENT: Cuomo Budget Offers Only 10 Cents on the Dollar in Aid to High Need Schools

    Cuomo Budget Offers Only 10 Cents on the Dollar in Aid to High Need Schools Fails to Meet His State of the State Pledge to Address Needs of NY Students in Poverty    ALBANY, NY (January 17, 2017) — In response to Governor Cuomo’s Executive Budget announcement, the Alliance for Quality Education released the following ...

    PRESS STATEMENT: AQE: $1 Billion in School Aid Will Not Address the Record Inequity Between Rich and Poor

    AQE: $1 Billion in School Aid Will Not Address the Record Inequity Between Rich and Poor Plus Three Items to Watch for in the Education Budget ALBANY (January 17, 2017) — For the first time in memory the Governor of New York State is offering no briefing to the ...

    PRESS STATEMENT: Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Highlights Educational Inequality, but Fundamentally Fails to Address It

    Governor Cuomo’s State of the State Highlights Educational Inequality, but Fundamentally Fails to Address It Racial and Economic Inequality in New York State Schools has Skyrocketed Under his Leadership, Will Continue to Grow ALBANY, NY (January 9, 2017) — In his State of the State address in New York City ...

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