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    ANALYSIS: Evaluating the 2015 New York State Budget

    Tens of thousands of New Yorkers engaged in a fierce battle against Governor Cuomo’s outright attack on public education. Cuomo was backed in his efforts by a handful of billionaire hedge fund managers who are promoting a privatization and test and punish agenda for our schools. On some important issues, ...

    STATEMENT: Gov. Cuomo Misinformed or Ignoring the Facts on Teacher Evaluations

            For Immediate Release: Contact: Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communication Coordinator Alliance for Quality Education 518-432-5315 or 518-491-0454 wendy@aqeny.org Yesterday on the Capitol Pressroom, a WCNY public radio public affairs show hosted by Susan Arbetter, Governor Cuomo was discussing teacher evaluations ...

    PRESS RELEASE: AQE Awaits Budget Details

    For Immediate Release: Contact: Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE wendy@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell-(518) 491-0454 ALBANY (March 30, 2015) -- Billy Easton, executive director of the Alliance for Quality Education, has released a statement regarding the budget. "While there has been an announcement of a framework on ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Bipartisan Assembly Members Demand More Money, Less Testing for Schools

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Contact Lisa Tyson Director of the Long Island Progressive Coalition 516.749.5074 ltyson@lipc.org MINEOLA (March 22, 2015) – New York State Assembly Members Steven Englebright, Al Graf, Kimberly Jean-Pierre, Todd Kaminsky, Charles Lavine, David McDonough, Tom McKevitt, Ed Ra, Joseph Saladino, Michelle Schimel and Michaelle Solages joined with the parents, community members, teachers and ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Assemblywoman Peoples-Stokes Announces Community Schools Legislation

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communication Coordinator Alliance for Quality Education wendy@aqeny.org or 518-432-5315 or 518-491-0454 Leah Halton haltonl@assembly.state.ny.us Cell: 202-821-3881 ALBANY (March 25) —Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes of Buffalo announced today that she is introducing legislation to create community schools across New York State. The Community Schools Act will fund planning and implementation of the ...

    TRIED AND FAILED: Using Tests for Evaluations is a Disaster

    Using Tests for 50% of Teacher Evaluations was a Disaster for High Need Students in D.C. Governor Cuomo’s plan to use standardized tests for 50 percent of teacher evaluations it not a new idea. It was tried from 2009 ...

    RELEASE: State Fails to Meet Constitutional Obligation

    Contact Wendy Liberatore Communications Coordinator Alliance for Quality Education 518.432.5315 or 518.491.0454 wendy@aqeny.org ALBANY (March 19, 2015) – The attorneys representing the plaintiffs in Maisto vs. State of New York, better known as the Small Cities lawsuit, said today that the evidence clearly showed that the state is failing to meet its constitutional obligation to ...

    RELEASE: Report Exposes Paul Tudor Jones’ Hidden Education Agenda

    For Immediate Release: March 12, 2015 Contact: Charlie Albanetti, 518.595.9047 Albany, NY - While a meeting of Paul Tudor Jones' Robinhood Foundation takes place in New York City, dozens of activists protested outside and groups gathered in Albany to release a new report detailing Jones' extreme wealth and influence over New York State ...

    
RELEASE: Thousands March in Parade for Public Education

    For Immediate Release Contact: 
Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communication ...

    RELEASE: Report Exposes Gov. Cuomo’s Constitutional Delinquency

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Wendy Liberatore, Communications Coordinator wendy@aqeny.org or 518-432-5315 or 518-491-0454 ALBANY (March 5, 2015) – The Alliance for Quality Education (AQE) released a report today that reveals Gov. Cuomo’s chronic cuts to education and his noncompliance with the Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE) ruling has deprived New York public schools ...

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