CECD2 March Meetings & Events

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Upcoming Meetings and Events

 

Monday March 25

The CEC March Calendar and Working Business meetings will take place on March 25 at 6:30pm at 333 Seventh Avenue in the 7th Floor Conference Room. The meeting will include a presentation about School Funding and Budgeting. Full meeting agenda will be posted ASAP.

 

Tuesday March 26

Desegregating Manhattan Public Schools

Moving Forward Toward Equity and Excellence

 

6:30 – 8:30 PM

Martin Luther King Jr. Education Complex

122 Amsterdam Avenue

Featuring:

·     A performance by Epic Theater

·     Manhattan students from Teens Take Charge and IntegrateNYC

·     Amy Wells, Professor of Sociology and Education at Teachers College at Columbia University and Member of the Mayor’s School Diversity Advisory Group

RSVP at https://bit.ly/2E8vMFb

Read an article by students from Teens Take ChargeNYC’s schools chief Richard Carranza promised us he’ll keep pushing for racial integration

Read an article by Amy WellsFrom one white parent to another: Don’t pick schools because they’re selective and mostly white

Brought to you by the Parent Leaders at CEC1, CEC2, CEC3, CEC4, CEC5, CEC6

Free Food, Childcare, and Translations

Click for a flier to distribute to families in your community.

 

Wednesday, March 27

CECD2 Screening Committee

6:30 – 8:30 pm

333 Seventh Avenue, 7th Floor Conference Room

Please join CECD2 for a discussion on screened middle school admissions, including a presentation and discussion on:

 

Understanding the NYC School Matching Process

How does the algorithm work?

Is there a best strategy?

What you need to know when applying to schools.

Click here for a flier to distribute to families in your community.

March 13 – Last Day to Run for CEC!

 

2019 is an election year for New York City’s Education Councils. Parents across the city have an opportunity to run for a council and help shape policies and priorities for NYC schools. There is one council for each of NYC’s 32 community school districts, plus four citywide councils.

 

Learn more about Education Councils on the Education Councils page.

School Funding/Budgeting Presentation,

Manhattan Desegregation Forum, and

Understanding the NYC School Matching Process