Get Involved

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BE INFORMED

Explore the following sites to gain more information about key issues in public education:
NYSAPE
Network for Public Education (NPE)
Badass Teachers Association (BATS)
FairTest

Keep up with the latest legislation with sites like
 Legislative Action Center

ATTEND

Local:
Board of Education Meetings
School Committee Meetings
Education Forums
Education Rallies

JOIN

Education Advocacy Group in Your District
Site-Based Management Team in Your School
Long Island Opt-Out Facebook Group
If you’re a teacher, join teaching associations such as: 
Badass Teachers

WRITE

Letters to Your Local Representatives
Letters to Your School Board
Editorials in local papers
Letter to the editor of a local paper
Posts on social media
Guide to writing legislators

SPEAK

Have conversations and educate those around you. Engage in conversation with family, friends whether it’s online at the store or online on social media

Speak or give presentations during PTA meetings; help keep other parents informed

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Start your own advocacy group by using social media (Facebook)
Host get-togethers to discuss education issues; nothing beats a little wine, cheese, and Powerpoint.