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    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 ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Parents, Educators and Taxpayers Say ‘No’ to Raising Charter Cap

    For Immediate Release Contact: Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE wendy@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell-(518) 491-0454 ALBANY (June 17, 2015) -- ALBANY (June 17, 2015) -- Thousands of parents, educators and taxpayers across the state tell Gov. Cuomo and the Republican-led Senate to not ...

    Debunking the Myths Around the Education Tax Credit

    The question of the day is: Where were these billionaires when AQE and the #WeCantWait Coalition were out on the streets fighting for equitable funding for all? No where. These billionaites have never fought for ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Parents rally at Regents meeting, seek to be heard on fate of struggling schools

    Contact: Wendy Liberatore Communication Coordinator, Alliance for Quality Education wendy@aqeny.org 518.432.5313 or cell: 518.491.0454 ALBANY (June 15, 2015) – Parents from New York City to Buffalo gathered on the steps of the New York State Education Building to ask the New York State Board of Regents ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Governor Cuomo Finally Acknowledges New York Schools are in Crisis

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Billy Easton, Executive Diretor, AQE beaston@aqeny.org/ (518) 461-9171 Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE wendy@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell-(518) 491-0454 YONKERS (June 14, 2015) -- Governor Cuomo announced in Yonkers today that he is proposing a $100 million fund for upstate schools “in crisis”.  The ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Quid Pro Cuomo Strikes Again? Governor Cuomo Is Expected to Offer School Aid to Needy Urban Schools in Attempt to Buy Votes for his Tax Giveaway to Billionaire Private School Donors

    For Immediate Release: Contact: Billy Easton, Executive Diretor, AQE beaston@aqeny.org/ (518) 461-9171 Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE wendy@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell-(518) 491-0454 YONKERS (June 14, 2015) -- At noon today Governor Cuomo is holding a press conference in Yonkers. Our sources tell us that he will ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Dozens of Legislators Join Education Advocates to Demand Charter School Accountability and Oppose Opening of More Privately Run Charters

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Wendy Liberatore Alliance for Quality Education, Communications Coordinator 518.432.5313 or 518.421.0454 wendy@aqeny.org ALBANY (June 9 2015) – Dozens of state legislators will join the education advocates in calling for a halt to opening more charter school as well as legislation that will require ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Civil Rights Attorneys Lay Out Evidence Against Education Tax Credit

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Wendy Liberatore Alliance for Quality Education, Communications Coordinator 518.432.5315 or 518.491.0454 ALBANY (June 9, 2015) -- Civil rights attorneys, good government groups, religious leaders and public school advocates joined in a press conference today in opposition to Gov. Cuomo’s education tax credit. Attorneys laid out the constitutional questions raised by the ...

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