Commissioner Elia and the Board of Regents Continue to Fail New York’s Children; Parents Demand the Immediate Removal of Commissioner Elia

Parents across the state demand that the Board of Regents act immediately to remove Commissioner MaryEllen Elia. It is time the Board of Regents exercises control over the State Education Department to stop the runaway train of anti-public school “reform” that the commissioner represents. Last week’s 3rd-8th grade ELA testing was an epic–and avoidable–fail forContinue reading “Commissioner Elia and the Board of Regents Continue to Fail New York’s Children; Parents Demand the Immediate Removal of Commissioner Elia”

“Protect Our Schools”

  Events Happening Near You! Do you have questions about current education policies? Have concerns about Governor Cuomo’s proposed budget and how it will affect our public schools? Want answers and a space to discuss the issues? Are you ready to find out how we can  make a difference?    Forums and other events are beingContinue reading ““Protect Our Schools””

New York State Allies for Public Education Reaffirms Call for NYS Commissioner of Education John King’s Resignation Despite Rescheduled Meetings

NYS Allies for Public Education, a state-wide coalition representing over 40 organizations, continues to call for Commissioner John King’s resignation despite newly scheduled “small forums”.  The canceling of last week’s series of PTA Town Hall meetings is only one indicator of King’s inability to give all stakeholders a public avenue to voice their concerns. OnlyContinue reading “New York State Allies for Public Education Reaffirms Call for NYS Commissioner of Education John King’s Resignation Despite Rescheduled Meetings”

Education Advocacy Groups from across New York Unite to form NYS Allies for Public Education

Education Advocacy Groups from across New York Unite to form NYS Allies for Public Education and Plan Protest  at Commissioner King’s Visit to Rochester New York Education Commissioner John King will be visiting Rochester’s School of the Arts on August 28th. Although his visit is not open to the public, members of a newly formedContinue reading “Education Advocacy Groups from across New York Unite to form NYS Allies for Public Education”