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    PRESS RELEASE: Stand Up for Kids Campaign Will Confront Child Poverty with Progressive Birth-to-College Agenda

    For Immediate Release: Contact: Wendy Liberatore Statewide Communications Coordinator Alliance Quality for Education wendy@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102 ALBANY (Feb. 2, 2016) – A day after a Siena poll revealed that New Yorkers believe education should be a top priority of Gov. Cuomo and the ...

    Analysis of the 2016-17 Executive Budget Proposal

    Governor Cuomo’s budget on education is woefully inadequate to ensure every students constitutional right to “a sound basic education.” The New York State Board of Regents called for a $2.4 billion increase in school aid. The Alliance for Quality Education called for a $2.9 billion increase in school aid, whereas ...

    PRESS STATEMENT: Governor Cuomo’s Budget Plan Does Not Add Up to Student Success

    For Immediate Release: Contact: Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communications Coordinator wendy@aqeny.org (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell (518) 491-0454 Billy Easton, Executive Director (518) 461-9171 ALBANY (Jan. 13, 2016) -- On Education, Governor Cuomo’s speech was long on rhetoric and short on solutions that will ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Hundreds of activists, parents gather at Capitol to advocate for education

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Wendy Liberatore Communications Coordinator Alliance for Quality Education 518-432-5315 or wendy@aqeny.org ALBANY (January 12, 2016) – The Alliance for Quality Education along with Citizen Action of New York, Make the Road NY, New York Communities for Change, NYC Coalition for Educational Justice, ...

    PRESS RELEASE: AQE Report, State’s Failure to Hand Over Court-Mandated Schools Funding Results in Dreams Deferred for Millions of Students

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Wendy Liberatore, Communications Coordinator Alliance for Quality Education 518-432-5315 or wendy@aqeny.org NEW YORK (January 10, 2016) – Ten years after New York’s highest court required the state to pay billions to underfunded public schools, the Alliance for Quality Education (AQE) ...

    PRESS STATEMENT: AQE Praises Speaker Heastie’s Progressive Vision for Educational Equity, Children and Families

    For Immediate Release: Contact: Wendy Liberatore, Communications Coordinator Alliance for Quality Education 518-432-5315 or 518-491-0454 wendy@aqeny.org ALBANY (January 5, 2016) -- "Speaker Carl Heastie has set the tone for the budget season by laying out the Assembly Majority's progressive ...

    PRESS STATEMENT: Focus Should be on Funding Viable Programs, Not on Parent’s Buying Rosetta Stone

    For Immediate Release: Contact: Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE wendy@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell-(518) 491-0454 NEW YORK CITY (December 22, 2015) -- The Alliance for Quality Education has released the following statement in response to New York City Chancellor ...

    PRESS STATEMENT: AQE Applauds Common Core Task Force Recommendation for Moratorium on Using Tests to Grade Teachers

    For Immediate Release: Contact: Wendy Liberatore, Statewide Communications Coordinator, AQE wendy@aqeny.org / (518) 432-5315 ext. 102; cell-(518) 491-0454 ALBANY (Dec. 10. 2015) -- In response to the report from the Common Core Task Force, the Alliance for Quality Education released the following statement today: "The recommendation for ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Plaintiffs for Small Cities Schools Ask Court to Order State to Fully Fund 8 Districts

    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Wendy Liberatore Communications Coordinator Alliance for Quality Education 518-432-5315 or wendy@aqeny.org ALBANY – The attorneys for the plaintiffs’ school children in the Small Cities Schools lawsuit (Maisto vs. State of New York) are seeking a court order to direct the State to immediately and fully fund the eight small city school ...

    PRESS RELEASE: Civil Rights and Black Lives Matter Leaders, Legislators, Parents and Advocates Call on Arne Duncan to Investigate Success Academy

    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, NY (November 19, 2015) – Amid rising concerns around recently exposed harsh school discipline practices at Success Academy Charter Network, a parent backed ...

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