Apr 14, 2021 • 55M

Sen. Robert Jackson & parent activist Johanna Garcia on winning full Foundation Aid for NYC Public Schools and how those funds should be spent

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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


  • Daily News - More state foundation aid funding for the next three years

  • Daily News - Parental consent required for state tests in NYC schools this year

  • Gotham Gazette - NYC Dept. of Education overspending on charter school rent and underspending on matching funds to public schools

  • President Biden’s proposal on increasing federal aid to schools

  • Class Size Matters/NYC Kids PAC on how additional federal/state funds should be spent

  • Class Size Matters' petition