Hundreds of parents from across the city, including a large contingent from Brooklyn, took part in a protest march to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office in mid-town Manhattan Thursday afternoon to demand fiscal equity in education. … Full Article
Child advocates, families of autistic children and elected officials rallied at City Hall on Thursday in support of a bill that would require alarms to be installed on the outer doors of New York City elementary schools and schools for students with special needs (District 75). … Full Article
On the night before a planned protest march by parents to Governor Andrew Cuomo’s midtown Manhattan office, members of a Bay Ridge education panel went on record in opposition to the new state budget, charging that the state has a bias in favor of charter schools. … Full Article
Teachers and parents marched outside a Park Slope elementary school Friday morning to protest what they call a “horrendous” English Language Arts (ELA) exam given to third, fourth and fifth-graders over three days last week. … Full Article
Mayor Bill de Blasio is unveiling an ad campaign aimed at getting New York City parents to register their children for pre-kindergarten.
De Blasio appeared at a Chinatown pre-k program Thursday to tout the campaign. … Full Article