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Top blog posts & podcasts from 2021

Dec. 31, 2021 Just a short email to wish you a wonderful New Year and to thank you for your support over the past months. I also thought you might be interested in checking out my most read blog posts and most-listened to Talk out of School podcasts from 2021. And if you haven’t yet, […]

January 13, 2022 in Newsletters, Uncategorized by

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Letter from CSM, Education Law Center & AQE to DOE & NYSED about their inadequate C4E plan

January 13, 2022 Check out the letter below from the Education Law Center, Alliance for Quality Education and Class Size Matters on the inadequate DOE proposed Contract for Excellence plan for the current school year, which is not aligned with the law,  as well as the faulty schedule of hearings and public comment which take […]

January 13, 2022 in Testimonies & Comments, Uncategorized, Updates by

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Help deliver smaller classes to NYC kids in 2​02​2

December 23, 2021 Though it was disappointing that the City Council was blocked from passing the class size bill Int. 2374, despite 41 co-sponsors, we did prove that there is a tremendous consensus and a growing impetus to finally provide NYC kids with the smaller classes they need and deserve. We will work to see […]

December 29, 2021 in Newsletters, Uncategorized by

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The battle for smaller classes continues

December 14, 2021 Despite the crying need for smaller classes in NYC public schools, and the fact that Int. 2374 had 41 co-sponsors, the class size bill is still being blocked by Speaker Johnson and will not come to a vote this session. When asked about this last week by NY1 reporter Jill Jorgensen, the […]

December 15, 2021 in Newsletters, Uncategorized, Updates by

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Join us for a week of actions on class size

Dec. 6, 2011 We only have about 10 days until the last Council meeting when the class size bill, Int 2374, can be approved. We have a week of actions planned to urge the Speaker and the Council to bring this to a vote, and I hope you’ll join in and share this email with […]

December 7, 2021 in Uncategorized 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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Growing support for the class size bill! Please keep your calls coming!

Este mensaje es in Español aqui. November 12, 2021 Support is growing for Intro 2367, the bill that would require smaller classes be phased in over three years. It now has 38 out of 49 Council Members as co-sponsors. (Two Council seats are empty.) We hope this bill will come to a vote in the […]

November 17, 2021 in Newsletters, Uncategorized by

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Urgent! Class size bill in the City Council!

November 17, 2021 Este mensaje está en español aquí. The good news is that with your help, 39 Council Members out of 49 have now signed onto Int. 2374, the bill that would require class sizes be reduced in NYC schools. This is a veto-proof majority, so that if passed, the Mayor could not block […]

November 17, 2021 in Campaigns, Newsletters, Take Action, Uncategorized, Updates by

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¡Urgente! ¡Necesitamos su ayuda ahora para aprobar el proyecto de ley sobre el tamaño de las clases en el Consejo!

La buena noticia es que 39 miembros del Consejo de 49 ya se han inscrito en Int. 2374, el proyecto de ley que requeriría que se redujera el tamaño de las clases en las escuelas de la Ciudad de Nueva York. Esta es una mayoría a prueba de veto, por lo que si se aprueba, […]

November 17, 2021 in Uncategorized by

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Update on the class size bill and how you can help!

Este mensaje es in Espanol aqui. Nov. 11, 2021 Intro 2367, the bill that would require smaller classes be phased in over three years, now has 36 out of 50 Council Members as co-sponsors. We hope this bill will come to a vote in the next ten days or so. 14 Council Members have not […]

November 11, 2021 in Campaigns, Newsletters, Take Action, Uncategorized by

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