2013 | Press Releases

Parents Request Formal Public Meeting With NYS Board of Regents

On November 6, 2013, on behalf of fellow parent-leaders across the state, Eric Mihelbergel, parent and co-founder of NYS Allies for Public Education, respectfully and formally requested a public meeting with the Chancellor of the NYS Board of Regents, Merryl Tisch, and members of the Board of Regents to discuss the concerns of thousands of parents across the state related to excessive

2013 | Press Releases

Twenty-Two Teachers’ Unions Support Call for Education Commissioners Resignation

An overwhelming consensus continues to build among New York parents and educators regarding the recent failures of State Education Commissioner John King, the department he oversees, and the education reform agenda he has rushed to implement in recent years. This week, twenty two local teachers’ unions formally expressed support for New York State Allies for Public
Education in its call for the resignation of the state’s top education official.

Backing for NYSAPE’s position on King’s resignation has come from organizatio

2013 | Press Releases

Education Advocacy Groups from across New York Unite to form NYS Allies for Public Education

For Immediate Release: August 23, 2013For more information contact: Eric Mihelbergel (716) 553-1123; nys.allies@gmail.com Lisa Rudley (917) 414-9190; nys.allies@gmail.comwww.nysape.org Education Advocacy Groups from across New York Unite to form NYS Allies for Public Education and plan protest at Commissioner King’s Visit to Rochester             New York Education Commissioner John King will be…