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  Fri, Feb 18, 2011

Robert Jackson Letter to Lt. Gov. Duffy

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Original CFE Plaintiff, New York City Council Education Chair Robert Jackson, calls on Lt. Governor Duffy to retract the charge that those who seek education increases do not have the best interests of the children in mind.... Read the full story here.




Fri, Feb 18, 2011

CFE Supports Statewide Lobby Day

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Statewide Lobby Day, March 9, 2011 - Where: Albany... Read the full story here.




Tue, Feb 15, 2011

CFE and AQE Testimony: Governor Cuomo's Budget Takes Back 100% of Remaining CFE Funds Statewide

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In testimony before the NY State Assembly and Senate regarding Gov. Cuomo’s proposed education budget CFE and AQE presented a graph detailing how the Governor’s budget would remove the dollars under the 2007 settlement of the Campaign for Fiscal Equity.... Read the full story here.




Mon, Feb 14, 2011

Education Coalition to Governor Cuomo: Budget Would “Wipe Out” CFE Funding

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ALBANY--A coalition of eight education organizations, led by the Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE) which successfully sued New York State over adequate school funding, delivered a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo asserting that his would “wipe out” CFE funding... Read the full story here.




Tue, Feb 1, 2011

CFE and AQE Responds to Gov. Cuomo's Proposed School Budget Cuts

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“Education, as Governor Cuomo pointed out, is the civil rights issue of this generation. New York still has a two-tier public education system that does not provide adequate resources for our neediest students to receive a quality education.... Read the full story here.




 
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Upcoming Events Statewide Lobby Day, March 9, 2011 - Where: Albany... For more info...
Guide to the 2007-2008
New York State Education Budget and Reform Law,
including amendments

NYC's Initial Contract for Excellent
  • Prioritize  high  need  students  and  schools
  • Provide  transparency  and accountability
  • Require  public  input  in development  and  review  of  Contract  proposal
  • Direct  funds  to  specific  program  categories
  • Tie  funding  to  performance  targets

 

Parents from across the state march on the Capitol in Albany to show support for CFE.
CFE Litigation CFE v. State of New York
In 2006, after 13 years in the Courts, the New York State Court of Appeals affirmed the right of every public school student in New York to the opportunity for a sound basic education and the state’s responsibility to adequately fund this right, but deferred to the Governor and the Legislature to determine the appropriate amount. more >