Mayor de Blasio Takes Important Step Toward Educational Equity, Even as Cuomo Continues to Blockade

NEW YORK, NY (April 25, 2018) — Mayor Bill de Blasio announced today that New York City will ensure that no school receives less than 90 percent of their Fair Student Funding (FSF), which prioritizes the funding of high-need schools in the city. In response, the Alliance for Quality Education and New York City Coalition … Continue reading Mayor de Blasio Takes Important Step Toward Educational Equity, Even as Cuomo Continues to Blockade

Governor Cuomo’s Budget Fails Black, Brown & Low-Income Students Again

ALBANY, NY (March 30, 2018) — New York State today announced a 2018 education budget that includes only an $859 million overall school aid increase including only $618 million in Foundation Aid (these are the increases included on the school aid runs). In addition, Governor Cuomo insisted on taking an unprecedented level of control of … Continue reading Governor Cuomo’s Budget Fails Black, Brown & Low-Income Students Again