New York's Opportunity Gap
In an inspiring display of cross-sector collaboration, the New York City School-Justice Partnership Task Force has released an action plan for NYC officials to reduce the use of suspensions, summonses, and arrests by building common cause between different agencies and communities and implementing positive school discipline policies.
Read the Task Force's report here!
A roadmap from the Campaign for Education Equity and Center for Children's Initiatives lays out how New York can fund and expand pre-k for all three- and four-year-olds over the next eight years.Read more >
Join OTL allies from across New York for the Alliance for Quality Education's Education Action Summit on Nov. 20 in Albany! The event will include a day of trainings and workshops, and the kickoff of AQE's No More Excuses Campaign:Read more >
The Urban Youth Collaborative (UYC) launched its new Get Us to College Campaign this week on the steps of New York City Hall. Students, parents and several City Council Members spoke in support of proven strategies that encourage students to go to college and help them navigate the application process.Read more >
A new report finds that while White students in NYC schools have access to an average of 11.2 Advanced Placement classes, Black and Latino students have access to just 5.4, echoing similar disparities in resources like science labs, libraries and school health services.Read more >
Mass school closures are the "shock doctrine" of the education world. But parents, students, teachers and communities are fighting back to ensure their public schools receive the investments and supports they need to succeed.Read more >
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