[VIDEO] Class Size Matters, Diane Ravitch, AOC, State Legislators Speak at Public Education Town Hall

A terrific education Town hall was held Saturday March 14 in Queens, sponsored by Jackson Heights People for Public Schools.  Among the speakers: Alexandria-Ocasio Cortez, Diane Ravitch and many education advocates and elected leaders. Accounts of the event was published in Jacobin and Diane Ravitch’s blog. Here is Leonie Haimson of Class Size Matters speaking […]

March 21, 2019 in Media, Updates by

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Strengthen the Contract for Excellence Law: Stronger Accountability, Transparency, and a Plan to Reduce Class Size

Please send a message to your legislators today to urge them to fully fund our schools and that there should be stronger accountability, transparency and an actual plan that results in smaller classes in the NYC public schools, as envisioned in the original Campaign for Fiscal Equity decision. In that case,  the state’s highest court […]

March 12, 2019 in Campaigns, Letter Campaigns by

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Help us ensure that class sizes are reduced; plus news from our Parent Action Conference & hearings on Mayoral control 2019

1.      Please email your legislators TODAY to urge them to fully fund our schools but requiring stronger accountability, transparency and an actual plan that results in smaller classes in the NYC public schools, as envisioned in the original Campaign for Fiscal Equity decision. In that case, the state’s highest court concluded that NYC students were […]

March 12, 2019 in Newsletters, Updates by

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Requiem for the Renewal schools: what went wrong?

This blog post was originally posted here. PDF version is available here.  Wednesday, February 27, 2019. Requiem for the Renewal schools: what went wrong? On February 26, 2019, the Mayor and the Chancellor Carranza announced an end to the Renewal program, which has cost the city $773 million since 2014. Since that time, of the 94 schools put on the list […]

February 28, 2019 in Reports & Memos, Uncategorized, Updates by

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Help us help kids in 2019!

Today is the last day of 2018. This year may be nearly over, but our fight for smaller classes and student privacy is still as critical as ever. We need your support to continue our work; please make a tax-deductible donation to Class Size Matters today. Our organization only survives because of contributors like you, dedicated […]

December 31, 2018 in Newsletters, Updates by

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Please support our fight for smaller classes and student privacy!

2018 is nearly done, but our fight for smaller classes and student privacy continues. We rely on your support to make this happen; please make a tax-deductible donation to Class Size Matters today. Our organization survives only because of the generosity of individuals like you, who understand that all children deserve classes small enough to receive real […]

December 28, 2018 in Newsletters, Updates by

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Please donate to help us continue our work in 2019!

Please donate to Class Size Matters today; we rely on your support to continue our fight for smaller classes, an end to school overcrowding and better privacy protections for students in NYC, NY state and the nation as a whole. We can only survive because of the generosity of individuals like you, parents, teachers and concerned citizens, […]

December 20, 2018 in Newsletters, Updates by

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School Overcrowding and the Amazon Deal: Please Help Us Push for Better School Planning!

NYC does a rotten job of school planning. The Mayor has encouraged rampant development to occur throughout the five boroughs with little or no forethought as to where all the additional children living in these buildings will attend school. This has led to over 570,000 students attending overcrowded schools, according to the DOE’s own data. […]

December 14, 2018 in Newsletters, Updates by

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Stop School Overcrowding! Build New Schools!

About 575,000 students are currently crammed into overcrowded public schools and the situation will only worsen given the city’s growing population and development trends, without a new planning process that takes full account of the need for new schools. Please send a letter to the new Charter Revision Commission signaling your support for the proposal […]

December 14, 2018 in Campaigns, Updates by

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November 27, 2018 in Petitions by

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