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Watch our new video: Why class size matters!

 NYC educators, parents, students, elected officials explain how class size has a profound impact on learning and the quality of education, especially for disadvantaged and high needs students, and that for the sake of true equity, class sizes should be reduced in NYC and nationwide.  If you agree, please sign our petition to the […]

June 18, 2021 in Media, Uncategorized, Updates, Videos by

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Videos of parents, teachers and students testifying about the importance of reducing class size

On Friday, Feb. 28, 2020, parents, students, educators and advocates testified on the importance of reducing class size at City Hall hearings of the NYC Education Committee, chaired by Council Member Mark Treyger. Below are videos and links to written statements of some of these testimonies.  The full  unedited video of the hearings is here. […]

March 5, 2020 in Media, Testimonies & Comments, Updates, Videos by

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Must see video: Regent Kathy Cashin and City Council Education chair Mark Treyger on the importance of class size

See the video of Regent Kathleen Cashin’s observations about class size which she made during the City Council hearings on Feb. 28 about what happened when she lowered class size in the District 23 schools when she was Superintendent. As she puts it, when you reduce class size, the “whole world changes.”  She explained how […]

March 3, 2020 in Media, Updates, Videos by

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Class Size Rally 2019 [VIDEO]

On Tuesday June 11 at noon, more than one hundred parents, students, advocates, elected officials and union members gathered on the steps of City Hall to urge the NYC Department of Education and the Mayor to allocate specific funding in next year’s budget towards reducing class size. Below is a video of the rally. Thanks […]

June 19, 2019 in Media, Uncategorized, Updates, Videos by

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[Video] Chancellor Rosa on class size and her vision to improve the city’s schools – May 6, 2016

On Friday May 6, Dr. Betty Rosa, the new Chancellor of the NY Board of Regents, spoke about her vision to transform our public schools. Juan Gonzalez, investigative reporter, moderated and asked questions. Dr. Rosa is an experienced and eloquent former NYC principal and Superintendent who has been critical of many aspects of the status […]

May 9, 2016 in Media, Updates, Videos by

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[Video] Leonie Haimson at The Student Data Minefield Forum in CT

Leonie Haimson presented at the Connecticut Education Association Informational Forum on Student Privacy & Data Mining on January 21, 2016. You can watch Leonie’s presentation via Connecticut Network, here and view her power point below as well as download the PDF here.   [gview file=”https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.31/3zn.338.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/student-privacy-CT-1.21.16-final.pdf”]   [gview file=”https://secureservercdn.net/198.71.233.31/3zn.338.myftpupload.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Data-Minefield-Info-Forum.pdf”]

April 14, 2016 in Media, Videos by

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Testimony before the City Council [with video link]: On the January 2016 five-year capital plan

The following is the testimony by Leonie Haimson for the Capital Plan Hearing on March 8, 2016. You can download a PDF here. You can also watch a video of the hearing via The City Council’s website here, the video starts at 00:58 and Leonie Haimson’s testimony begins at 02:23.     Testimony before the City […]

March 7, 2016 in Reports, Testimonies, Etc., Testimonies & Comments, Updates, Videos by

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[Video] Cheri Kiesecker & Leonie Haimson on Student Privacy

Leonie Haimson and Cheri Kiesecker on Sirius Radio-The Michelangelo Signorile Show to discuss Student Privacy. You can learn more about student privacy at The Parent Coalition for Student Privacy website: http://www.studentprivacymatters.org You can read their recent piece in The Washington Post here.        

November 20, 2015 in Media, Videos by

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[Video] Leonie Haimson on Class Size Matters: October 2, 2015

  Leonie Haimson is a parent advocate and Executive Director of Class Size Matters, as well as the founder of the NYC Public School Parent blog. Class Size Matters is part of a coalition called New York State Allies for Public Education, which has led the “opt-out” movement; founding member of Parents across America, a […]

October 7, 2015 in Media, Videos by

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[Video] NYC KidsPAC Press Conference: Mayor Bill De Blasio Education Report Card

April 21, 2015 in Media, Updates, Videos by

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