In Case You Missed It…
Check out the interactive article on Money, Race and Success: How Your School District Compares from the Times, which reported that “sixth graders in the richest school districts are four grade levels ahead of children in the poorest districts.”
Also, check out Why America’s Schools Have A Money Problem, a piece from NPR on school funding inequalities.
CEC Business Meeting
Attached is the agenda for CEC1’s Business Meeting on May 11th at 6:00 pm at 166 Essex St. (PS 20)
The Citywide Council on High Schools will hold a Calendar and Business Meeting on May 11th. Agenda here.
6:00 pm, High School of Art and Design, 245 E. 56th St., NY, NY 10022 (Auditorium)
Borough Field Support Center Spring Special Education Family Conference Series
From the DOE:
The Borough Field Support Center (BFSC) Spring Special Education Family Conference Series is an opportunity for BFSC Special Education leadership to share important content and meet families of students with disabilities in their community. The Division of Specialized Instruction and Student Support encourages you to attend to learn more about topics specific to special education.
Manhattan Conference: May 14th, 8:30 am- 12:30 pm, High School of Art and Design, 245 E. 56th St., NY, NY 10022. (Flyer in Chinese and Spanish).
Presidents Council and District Leadership Team Meetings
Presidents Council, May 13 and June 10 from 9 am – 10:30 am (Breakfast at 8:30), at 166 Essex St. (PS 20)
District Leadership Team, May 19 (at PS 184) and June 16 (at PS 63/363) from 10 am – 12 pm
Family Resource Center Survey
Have you completed the Family Resource Center Survey yet? From the Socioeconomic Integration Pilot Program (SIPP) Grant Team:
The survey will help create the needs assessment that will be used to develop the services offered by the D1 Family Resource Center. All information is confidential and anonymous. Completed surveys are eligible to be entered in a random drawing for $25 gift cards.