Councilmember Treyger and Speaker Johnson Introduce Class Size Reduction Bill

Earlier today, City Council Education Committee Chair Mark Treyger and Council Speaker Corey Johnson announced and introduced legislation which would effectively reduce class sizes by updating NYC’s Administrative Code. The bill (Int. No. 2374) will raise the minimum per person classroom space to 35 square feet per student from the current 20 square feet for grades […]

July 29, 2021 in News, News Clips, Updates by

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Please urge NYS to incorporate Opportunity to Learn standards, including small classes, in its accountability system

March 9, 2017 In December of 2016, President Obama signed into law the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), which replaced NCLB and requires states to develop a new accountability system for their schools. ESSA mandates that schools be rated mostly on academic factors, including test scores and graduation rates. But it also allows the inclusion […]

March 9, 2017 in News Clips, Take Action, Uncategorized, Updates by

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