You made it! 😄! Congratulations! Happy Summer! Inside: Special Education; summer, HS, college info; Research: ‘An Integrated FRC’, news

Special Education Resources Include NYC Education Resources and Programs Workshops (Understanding your child's IEP; Parent Support Group) Citywide Council on Special Education April 2017 Report on Special Education Next CCSE Meeting:  Thursday, 6:00 p.m., July 6th, Tweed Courthouse, 52 Chambers Street, 2nd Floor. ARISE Coalition (Action for Reform in Special Education) Rights of Individuals with Disabilities Needing a Barrier-Free … Continue reading You made it! 😄! Congratulations! Happy Summer! Inside: Special Education; summer, HS, college info; Research: ‘An Integrated FRC’, news

Mayor’s 6/21 Town Hall; Senior Deputy Chancellor Gibson commits to Controlled Choice; Mayoral Control on the chopping block?

At the same time as our CEC meeting of June 21, at which the Superintendent attributed the delays in committing to Pre-K to "complexities" (presented by private Community Based Organization Pre-K programs (despite them not being part of the Grant's scope and our never receiving an answer to our January requests to the Office of Student Enrollment … Continue reading Mayor’s 6/21 Town Hall; Senior Deputy Chancellor Gibson commits to Controlled Choice; Mayoral Control on the chopping block?

Year-End Reports, D1

2016-2017 Year-End Report Check out our comprehensive year-end report for D1, released at our July 21 CEC meeting The report includes some preliminary information from our surveys Please keep your responses coming!  We will keep the survey open through the end of the school year.  Online and PDF links below. English (PDF); Spanish (PDF); Chinese (PDF) Teacher/School Staff/Administrator Survey (PDF) … Continue reading Year-End Reports, D1

Survey; School governance (mayoral control & more, 5/24); CEC1 is hiring

Parent Survey; Teacher Survey Our District 1 survey is live. We will be tabling at schools over the next couple of weeks to collect responses. Please take it online or fill out a copy when you can. What have been your experiences this year?  What changes would you like to see?  Responses are anonymous. (See … Continue reading Survey; School governance (mayoral control & more, 5/24); CEC1 is hiring

What We Want to See in a Plan to Address Our Segregated D1 Schools

The District 1 community has long advocated for a plan to address our segregated schools.  We want to see a plan that: *Assigns incoming Pre-K and K students at every district school and program so as to ensure they serve a fair number of at-risk students from the following groups: * Low Socio-Economic Status; English Language … Continue reading What We Want to See in a Plan to Address Our Segregated D1 Schools

Wednesday’s meeting: Safety & bullying; Middle school admissions

Join Us! At Wednesday's calendar/business meeting, we'll discuss: *  Your experiences navigating systems for getting help with safety & bullying issues in schools *  Existing complaint protocols and safety & bullying information *  Positive practices schools are using to address safety & bullying issues We'll also hear about a blind ranking proposal for middle school admissions, … Continue reading Wednesday’s meeting: Safety & bullying; Middle school admissions

Thanks; School Funding & Charter Updates; Resolution & Resources

Thank you! A big thanks to the community members who joined our meeting last week, and to: *  Maria Bautista, Alliance for Quality Education (School funding & the Campaign for Fiscal Equity) *  Joe Rogers, Jr., Campaign for Educational Equity (Students' educational rights) *  Jia Li and Kemala Karmen (Parents' testing rights) School Funding & … Continue reading Thanks; School Funding & Charter Updates; Resolution & Resources

Upcoming Meetings 

*  CEC1 Budget Committee, 4/3/17, 8:30am, PS 20 (166 Essex St.), Rm. 126. *  Citywide Council on High Schools Meeting, 4/6/17, 6:00pm-8:45pm, 52 Chambers St., NY, NY 10007 *  CEC Calendar & Business Meeting, 4/26/17, 6:00pm, PS 20 (166 Essex St.)