You made it! ūüėĄ! 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! ūüėĄ! 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.)

School Funding & Parents’ Testing Rights

Join us¬†Wednesday, March 29, 2017 from 6:00-8:30pm at PS 20 (166 Essex St.)¬†for: * ¬†Fair Student Funding¬† * ¬†Funding Owed to Schools and Resources Students Are Entitled To¬†(Campaign for Educational Equity & Alliance for Quality Education) * ¬†Parents' Testing Rights Agenda Prospective 2017-2019 Community and Citywide Education Council Candidates will also be invited to the … Continue reading School Funding & Parents’ Testing Rights