Mar 24, 2021 • 55M

PEP Member Tom Sheppard Speaks on federal funds for school reopening, class size, and school closures in the Bronx

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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.
Episode details


  • Class Size Matters testimony on why DOE should use federal funds to lower class size, for the sake of social distancing and stronger academic/social support; also our fact sheet on the issue.

  • Panel for Educational Policy webpage; you can sign in here to listen and comment tonight, March 24, starting at 5:30 PM, and also next month on April 28.

  • Tom Sheppard, PEP member can be reached at and you can follow him on twitter at @tomcsheppard