Oct 23, 2022 • 1HR 0M

NYC Parent Leaders Making a Difference

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Educators of NYC
A weekly podcast and radio show on WBAI 99.5 FM NYC, hosted by Leonie Haimson of Class Size Matters, and Daniel Alicea of Educators of NYC. We speak about the issues and controversies affecting public schools and public education in New York City, statewide and nationally.
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Chancellor Banks on why he's keeping selective admissions policies https://ny.chalkbeat.org/2022/10/13/23403030/david-banks-screened-school-admissions-nyc

The plight of NYC schools trying to support the new influx of migrant students https://gothamist.com/news/south-bronx-school-struggles-to-accommodate-dozens-of-asylum-seeking-students

Leonie's visit to one of these schools https://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/2022/10/my-visit-to-school-that-has-welcomed-50.html

Project Open Arms organizing volunteers to help these families https://nypost.com/2022/10/17/nyc-public-schools-forming-borough-response-teams-for-migrant-crisis/

Comptroller Brad Lander on how these schools need more funding https://comptroller.nyc.gov/newsroom/nyc-schools-face-funding-shortfalls-as-they-step-up-to-meet-needs-of-migrant-students/

Class Size Matters 5- minute budget cuts/class size survey https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfcsNgIGoGwQrK9MUWb_kYzwZS69VE-G5Iy15EZtAqIn1r6YQ/viewform

Registration for the Real Deal budget forum on Oct. 25 https://nysenate-gov.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_jybv8C1bTQq8G5HYkvWPtg

Project Open Arms  volunteer sign up form  https://docs.google.com/document/d/15tm83OwAY8LFVleX7QTni5tlz05ZppNpEI7Ar8vss10/mobilebasic

For more information on the Chancellor's Parent Advisory Council https://www.cpacnyc.com/

CPAC’s YouTube Channel