STATEMENT: StudentsFirstNY Acting Executive Director Glen Weiner Reacts to UFT's Education Platform
"While everyone agrees that there is much work left to be done to get New York City schools where they need to be, moving backwards is not the way to get ahead."
Parents Discuss the Conversation and the Leaders Involved in Education Reform
On Monday night, StudentsFirstNY hosted a conversation with parents from our Brooklyn and Queens community chapters. The conversation this week included an interactive game that challenged parents to work together to decide which comments and political leaders supported education reform and which ones opposed it.Read more
New TV Ad: Teachers and Parents Urge Union Leaders and City Officials to Agree on Teacher Evaluations
If union leaders and city officials don't reach a deal on a new teacher evaluation system by Jan 17th, NYC schools will lose $300 million. Our kids need that money and our leaders need to reach an agreement.Read more
Unless mayoral candidates get serious on education, students will lose
Over the last decade, New York City public school students have seen real improvements in their schools, most clearly evidenced by a graduation rate that has been climbing steadily after decades of stagnation.Read more