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    PRESS RELEASE: Small Cities Court Decision Disregards the Needs of Upstate Students

    September 19, 2016 Legislative & Political Updates

    For Immediate Release:  Contact:  Julia Watson, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE julia@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell: (978) 518-0729 PRESS RELEASE Small Cities Court Decision Disregards the Needs of Upstate Students School Funding Lawsuit will Move Forward on Appeal Albany (September 19, 2016). Today’s ruling in Maisto v. State of New York, also known as the ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Parents Sue DOB Over Receivership Money

    For Immediate Release:  Contact:  Julia Watson, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE julia@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102 PRESS RELEASE Parents sue Governor Cuomo’s Division of Budget for Punishing  Improving Schools Lawsuit asks Court to order Division of Budget to immediately release receivership grants so schools can continue improvement efforts in 2016-17 Albany (

    PRESS STATEMENT: AQE and CEJ Praise NYC Schools Tremendous Growth

    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 Alliance for Quality Education and Coalition for Educational Justice Praise NYC Schools Testing Improvements After Remarkable Gains, Especially City's Struggling Schools, AQE and CEJ Praise deBlasio Administrations Efforts While ...

    PRESS STATEMENT: AQE Applauds NYC School Discipline Reforms

    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 AQE Applauds de Blasio's Leadership Team on School Disciplin in Climate on Reform Initiatives, but There's Still Work to be Done New Initiatives Takes Steps in the ...

    PRESS RELEASE: New Report Reveals for 81% of High Need Schools CFE Funding is Off Track or Worse

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Wendy Liberatore Communications Coordinator, Alliance for Quality Education wendy@aqeny.org 518-491-0454 ALBANY (June 20, 2016) – The Alliance for Quality Education, Education Law Center and the Public Policy and Education Fund released a new report evaluating the impact of the 2016 New York State budget on schools. The report only focuses on ...

    MEMO: APPR Link to School Aid Could Cost Districts Over $2 Billion in Funding

    Support A.10569 Nolan Over 500 school districts in NYS could lose over $2 billion in school aid. Current state law from the 2015-16 enacted budget links 2 years of school aid increases to school districts adopting an approved Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) plan. Districts without an approved plan by September ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Community Task Force Applauds Rochester City School Board of Education and Leadership for Support of New Code of Conduct

    For Immediate Release: Contact: Eamonn Scanlon Lead Education Organizer, Metro Justice eamonn@metrojustice.org (585) 355-2765 ROCHESTER (May 25, 2016) – The Community Task Force stood with members of the Rochester City School District Board of Education including President Van White and School Leaders including Deputy Superintendents ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Groups Launch Campaign Demanding Wall Street Exec End School Safety Campaign

    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 RELEASE Groups Launch Online Campaign to Blast Families for Excellent Schools for Harmful School Discipline Campaign Call on FES Co-Founder and Board Member Bryan R. Lawrence of Yorktown Partners to put an end to the Campaign (NEW YORK) ...

    STATEMENT: Neighborhood Should Not Determine Destiny

    For Immediate Release Contact: Wendy Liberatore Statewide Communications Coordinator, Alliance for Quality Education wendy@aqeny.org (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell-(518) 491-0454 CFE Funding Is Remedy to Disparities in Graduation Rates in NYC High Schools NEW YORK (May 12, 2016) -- This week’s study from the Measure of ...

    2016-17 New York State Enacted Budget Analysis

    2016-17 New York State Enacted Budget Analysis ALBANY (April 11, 2016) -- This budget fails to address fundamental educational inequality based on both race and income. The Foundation Aid increase simply does not come close to meeting the needs for the one out of two students living in ...

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