Presentations

Presentation on the proposed budget cuts to schools & their likely impact on class size

May 23, 2022 Below is the presentation I gave to the ECC on the proposed budget cuts to schools and the capital plan and their likely impact on class size and school overcrowding.  Because of the sharp decline in enrollment of the past two years, the DOE has a real opportunity to sustain the smaller […]

May 23, 2022 in Presentations, Uncategorized, Updates by

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DOE proposing to cut $1.1B & 11,000 new seats from the adopted capital plan

The presentation is also posted here. The DOE is proposing to cut $1.1 billion from new school construction in the capital plan, and to cut more than 6,000 seats from Queens and nearly that many from the Bronx.  The Panel for Educational Policy will vote on this plan on Wednesday night, April 27 at 6 […]

April 25, 2022 in Presentations, Uncategorized, Updates by

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why reduce class size especially now? UFT Queens parent presentation

On Saturday, 11/20/21,  I gave the following presentation to participants at the Queens parent conference on why we must reduce class size in NYC schools and how you can help.  Also downloadable at https://tinyurl.com/Queensclasssize. If you’d like to invite us  to your meeting, please email us at info@classsizematters.org.  thanks!

November 20, 2021 in Presentations, Uncategorized, Updates by

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De Blasio’s education record: presentation at CUNY SLU forum

Sept. 30, 2021 I was asked to provide a brief summary of de Blasio’s educational record for a forum sponsored by CUNY’s School of Labor and Urban Studies today, with other presenters on other issues listed to the left. My presentation was limited to five minutes so I couldn’t present the entire power point,  and […]

September 30, 2021 in Presentations, Uncategorized, Updates by

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Results from Parent Action Conference 2021: How do parents, educators & students want $8B in additional funds to be spent?

On Sat. May 22, 2021, we had a great Parent Action Conference, co-sponsored with NYC Kids PAC and Teens Take Charge, to brainstorm on how parents, educators and students would like the $8B in additional federal and state funds should be spent to meet our students’ needs.  Thanks to all her participated! Our terrific keynote […]

May 22, 2021 in Presentations, Testimonies & Comments, Uncategorized, Updates by

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CPAC: Why next year will be our best opportunity to lower class size in our schools

We gave this power point presentation to the Chancellor’s Parent Advisory Council on 5.6.21 on why next year, because of the big increase in state and federal funding, we will have the best opportunity to lower class size, at a time  when students will need smaller classes more than ever before. Here it is a […]

May 6, 2021 in Presentations, Uncategorized by

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City Council candidate education briefing

On Dec. 9, 2020, Class Size Matter and NYC Kids PAC held an online briefing for City Council candidates and campaign staff.  About 85 or so candidates  participated.  The presentation, which covered a range of issues from the education budget, class size and school overcrowding, to charter schools, testing and Mayoral control, is available  below.  […]

December 13, 2020 in Presentations, Uncategorized by

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DOE Charter Facility Spending, Overview and District-Specific Information

In October of 2019 Class Size Matters released a report on charter facility funding in New York City. This report reveals that the NYC DOE spent more than $377 million on charter school facility costs from FY 2014 to FY 2019. This includes matching funds for public school facility upgrade costs as well as rent […]

February 12, 2020 in Presentations, Uncategorized by

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Presentations on Class Size and School Overcrowding 2019-2020 School Year

Here are power point presentations explaining why class size is important, and with data showing citywide and district-specific class size trends since 2006. Class size in NYC schools including citywide long term trends and what should be done Here are  class size trends for every community school district over time, organized by borough and by […]

December 20, 2019 in Presentations, Updates by

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School Overcrowding & the New five-year Capital Plan Presentation to CPAC

A presentation for CPAC regarding school overcrowding & the new five-year Capital Plan.

June 27, 2019 in Presentations, Uncategorized by

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