2016 | Letters

NYSAPE’s Response to high achievement ny

February 12, 2016 Dear NYS Board of Regents & Commissioner of Education Elia: New York State Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE) is a parent-led grassroots coalition of over 50 parent and educator groups from every corner of our state. On January 15th, NYSAPE called on the NYS Board of Regents to postpone the election of a new…

2016 | Letters

Letter to NYSED & Board of Regents & action alert – ​data privacy threats – funded by gates foundation to collect & store NY Student data

January 8, 2016To Commissioner Elia and the Board of Regents: It has come to our attention that the Board of Regents recently approved a new grant from the Gates Foundation forthe Regents Research Fund, “to support NYS to launch, execute and utilize implementation data collection at the state level.”iWe have many questions as to the…

2016 | Letters

NYSAPE REsponse to USDOE on Penalties for Opt out – by jeanette deutermann, founder – long island opt & nysape

January 5, 201!s. Ann “#alen, Senior Ad$isor %.S. &epart’ent of Education(00 !aryland A$enue, S”“as#ington, &) 20201&ear !s. “#alen * %S &epart’ent of Education, Please allow us, the parents, to respond to your latest threats towards our school districts, school officials, educators, and children. Every school district and school official in NY offered the State assessments to…

2015 | Letters

FOIL COVER LETTER to Governor Cuomo

Dear Governor Cuomo:

NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE), a coalition of 50 parent and educator groups state wide, calls upon the Governor’s Office to immediately release the 2015-16 state aid projections with the preliminary estimate of school aids payable under NYS Education Code section 3609, plus other aids.