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    PRESS RELEASE: Parents and Students from School No. 9’s Boys Academy Converge at City Board of Education to Protest Move to Charlotte

    For Immediate Release:  Contact:  Eamonn Scanlon, Community Organizer, Metro Justice eamonn@metrojustice.org/ (585) 355-2765 Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE wendy@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell-(518) 491-0454 ROCHESTER (Aug. 27, 2015) – Parents and students of the Boys Academy at Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. School No. 9 rallied at ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Community Rallies to Support Lafayette High School

    For Immediate Release: Contact: Brian Trzeciak, Lead Organizer, Citizen Action of New York and AQE btrzeciak@citizenactionny.org/ (716) 855-1522; cell (646) 584-9767 Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE wendy@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell (518) 491-0454   BUFFALO (Aug. 5, 2015) – Elected officials, parents, educators, community groups, and leaders rallied today at a press conference ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Census Bureau Report misses Huge Inequity in NYS 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 NEW YORK (July 30,2015) Today the U.S. Census Bureau issued a report that outlines the average per pupil spending in states around the country. While New York ranks as ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Hundreds of Hedge Clippers Activists Crashed East Hampton Fundraiser for Governor Cuomo

    PHOTOS: http://bit.ly/1JcBTlc VIDEO:  http://bit.ly/1LZPjWK EAST HAMPTON  (July 11, 2015) — 300 hundred Hedge Clippers activists crashed a $5000-per-plate fundraiser for Governor Cuomo at the waterfront home of controversial hedge fund billionaire Dan Loeb {75 Hwy Behind the Pond, East Hampton, NY 11937}. A top financial backer of Republicans in New York and ...

    PRESS RELEASE: AQE Commends Senator Schumer’s Leadership on School Funding

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Wendy Liberatore, Communications Coordinator 518-432-5315 or 518-4910454 ALBANY (July 13, 2015) -- "The Alliance for Quality Education wishes to commend Senator Chuck Schumer for standing strong against cuts to New York State's public schools. Any amendment to the Every Child Achieves Act that cuts funding for our public schools ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Report Reveals Buffalo Schools’ New Code of Conduct Results in More Days in School, Fewer Suspensions

    For Immediate Release: Contact: Brian Trzeciak, Lead Organizer, Citizen Action of New York btrzeciak@citizenactionny.org/ (716) 855-1522, ext. 5 or (646) 584-9767 Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE wendy@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell-(518) 491-0454 BUFFALO (July 8, 2015) – The ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Working Families Party Recognizes AQE’s Jasmine Gripper

    Legislative Coordinator and Statewide Education Advocate Jasmine Gripper at the Working Families Party Gala in Brooklyn where she was honored. For Immediate Release: Contact: Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE wendy@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell-(518) 491-0454 NEW YORK (July ...

    AQE Commends NYC Renewal School Agenda

    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 NEW YORK (June 25, 2015) - The Alliance for Quality Education extends our congratulations to the graduates of Boys and Girls High School. We commend Mayor deBlasio and Chancellor Farina for taking promising steps to ...

    AQE Cuts Through Spin and Breaks Down the Facts

    Over the past several months we saw one of the most massive political spending spree in New York State history. It was funded by hedge fund billionaires who wanted a huge increase in the number of charter schools and a sweetheart tax credit deal for their donations to private schools. ...

    PRESS STATEMENT: Legislative Deal is Major Defeat for Champions of School Privatization

      For Immediate Release: Contact: Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE wendy@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell-(518) 491-0454 ALBANY (June 23, 2015) Today the Governor and the legislative leaders announced a deal on legislation to close out the legislative session. The Alliance for Quality Education issued the following statement in reaction. “We saw one ...

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