Michael Rebell and Jessica Wolff of the Campaign for Educational Equity are among the authors of a new report titled, "Putting Collective Impact in Context: A Review of the Literature on Local Cross-Sector Collaboration to Improve Education." Read more about it here: http://bit.ly/1MpwTRJ
On Wednesday, November 4, at 2:30 p.m., New York State Supreme Court Justice Manuel Mendez will hear the plaintiffs' and defendant's arguments in the case of New Yorkers for Students Educational Rights (NYSER) v. State of New York. The hearing will be held at the NYS Supreme Court, 71 Thomas Street (between West Broadway and Church Streets), in downtown New York City.
Instead of giving school districts permission to cut supports for students in need, the Regents and New York State Education Department and should insist that academic intervention services be strengthened and expanded. And the state must take the lead in ensuring that districts have the funding they need to pay for effective academic and support services.