Statement from Micah Lasher, Executive Director of StudentsFirstNY
Governor Cuomo said he would be the students’ lobbyist and today he is. Nothing that goes on inside our schools is more important to our children’s futures than the quality of their teachers. And a meaningful evaluation system is the critical first step to improving teacher quality.Read more
What Could NYC Schools Do With $300 Million?
NYC schools will lose $300 million if leaders from the UFT and DOE don't agree on a new teacher evaluation system by January 17th.Read more
Parents and Students Rally for Teacher Quality
On November 17th, more than one hundred parents and students stood on the steps of City Hall to urge the teachers’ union and the Department of Education to agree on a new teacher evaluation system.Read more