Families for Excellent Schools’ Closure: The Defeat of Astroturf Education Advocacy 

NEW YORK, NY (February 5, 2018) — The corrupt charter school advocacy group Families for Excellent Schools is closing in part or full following a series of scandals. They were shut down in Massachusetts for corrupt election activities for which they were forced to pay the largest election law fine in Massachusetts state history. Today, … Continue reading Families for Excellent Schools’ Closure: The Defeat of Astroturf Education Advocacy 

State Legislators Join AQE Proclaiming February “Education Justice Is Racial Justice” Month

ALBANY, NY (February 1, 2018) — In honor of Black History Month, the Alliance for Quality Education is proud to join state legislators in proclaiming February 2018 “Education Justice Is Racial Justice Month” in New York State. State Senator Kevin Parker, Assemblymember and Chairwoman of the Association of Black and Puerto Rican Legislators Latrice Walker, … Continue reading State Legislators Join AQE Proclaiming February “Education Justice Is Racial Justice” Month

AQE Reacts to Executive Education Budget Proposal

  ALBANY, NY (January 16, 2018) — In response to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s proposed education budget announced on Tuesday, the Alliance for Quality Education and actor and AQE spokesperson Cynthia Nixon released the following joint statement: “Governor Cuomo is attempting to appear generous while perpetuating educational racism and economic inequality, at a time when nearly … Continue reading AQE Reacts to Executive Education Budget Proposal

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Statement

What does Governor Cuomo Need to do in his Budget Tomorrow to Live Up to his Commitment to Educational Equity? January 15, 2018 Dear Members of the New York State Legislature and Representatives of the Press: Governor Cuomo vowed to bring equity in education. He said: “We must address education funding inequities and dedicate more … Continue reading Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Statement