Resolution: New York State Must Implement New Forms of Revenue to Prevent School Budget Cuts

This resolution was adopted by the Community Education Council District 1 on June 10, 2020.   WHEREAS, NYC schools are owed $1.1B from the State of New York based on their own Student Fair Funding formula;  WHEREAS, in 2019 NYC received $1B in state funding, which was flat from the year prior; WHEREAS, in 2020 … Continue reading Resolution: New York State Must Implement New Forms of Revenue to Prevent School Budget Cuts

Resolution: Terminate the Contract for Services with the NYPD for the Services of School Resource Officers

This resolution was adopted by Community Education Council District 1 on June 10, 2020.    WHEREAS, the New York City Department of Education is responsible for all interactions students have with adults in our school buildings in order to promote a positive school climate;  WHEREAS, recent actions of officers in the New York Police Department … Continue reading Resolution: Terminate the Contract for Services with the NYPD for the Services of School Resource Officers

Resolution: New York State Leaders Must Stop Using State Tests to Punish Schools and Parents

The below resolution was adopted by Community Education Council District 1 on June 10, 2020. WHEREAS, We are deeply concerned that New York State Education Department’s use of test scores to rate and rank elementary and middle schools stigmatizes public schools and school communities.  WHEREAS, Standardized testing is inadequate, unreliable and often developmentally inappropriate to … Continue reading Resolution: New York State Leaders Must Stop Using State Tests to Punish Schools and Parents

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