Our Parent Action Conference was a great success!

Our Annual Parent Conference online on Saturday June 1 was a great success. Nearly one hundred people attended in all, and you can check out the program here  for the day’s events,  along with many presentations and videos. We also have a short survey for those who attended to let us know your views and […]

Our City Council endorsements for the June 27 primary!

Check out our endorsements for the NYC primaries — NYC Kids PAC endorsements for City Council candidates running in June 27 primary: Carlina Rivera, Erik Bottcher, Carmen de la Rosa, Pierina Sanchez, Althea Stevens, Tiffany Caban, Shekar Krishnan, Julie Won, Lynn Schulman, Lincoln Restler, Jennifer Guttierez, Chi Osse, Sandy Nurse, Alexa Aviles, Shahana Hanif, Rita […]

Our Annual Parent Action Conference on June 10; join us!

Join us for for our Annual Parent Action Conference on June 10, 2023, co-sponsored by Class Size Matters, for a full day of workshops and presentations on how you as a parent can make a difference in our schools. Including information on reining in charter school expansion and abuse, fighting school budget cuts, improving language […]

Letter to parents with advice about upcoming CEC & Citywide Council elections

Dear all — It has come to our attention that DOE has sent out threatening letters to the candidates we endorsed for the Citywide and Community Education Council elections, telling them it is illegal for them to publicize our endorsements. We want to make clear that none of the candidates whom we endorsed ever solicited […]

Letter to DOE about their targeting of NYC Kids PAC and our endorsed candidates

So far this email has received no reply.  If we do get a response we will post it here. Sent: Monday, May 1, 2023 5:29 PM To: Dekock Paola <PDeKock@schools.nyc.gov>; Elections2023 <Elections2023@schools.nyc.gov>; Melendez Cristina <cmelendez15@schools.nyc.gov> Dear Paola and the entire election team at FACE: As the political outreach chair and the head of NYC Kids […]

Kids PAC endorsed candidates for Citywide and Community Education Councils

All public school parents can vote this year for the members of Citywide  and District Community Education Councils.  These councils are our local school boards which give input on educational policies, evaluate district superintendents, and have approval power over school rezonings. Here is a short video made by Fatima Geidi, a Kids PAC board member, […]

NYC parent alert: why vote for your district Community Council &/or Citywide Council!

Hey NYC parents! This is Fatima from NYC Kids PAC, and we wanted to let you know that this year, for the first time, you and all NYC public school parents get the opportunity to vote online for YOUR district Community Education Councils and Citywide Council members. The elections start Friday April 21 and run […]

Four of our education champions won last night!

August 23, 2022 Last night was a great night for public schools. Four out of our five endorsed candidates won their primaries: Jamaal Bowman, Robert Jackson, Cordell Cleare, and Gustavo Rivera. Jackson’s and Rivera’s wins were especially thrilling as they had hundreds of thousands of dollars in dark money spent against them by the charter […]

NYC Kids PAC endorsements for the August 23, 2022 primaries!

Here are the public education champions who we believe deserve your support: Jamaal Bowman for US Congress in CD16:  Jamaal, a former Bronx principal, was elected two years ago and has quickly become a progressive leader for change: introducing a Green New Deal for schools, opposing the College Transparency Act, which would have been a […]

Our endorsements for the Assembly — & what parents should say to Gov. Hochul

The Democratic primary for the Assembly and Governor is Tuesday, June 28, 2022, and early voting has begun and runs through June 26. You can find your early voting and your regular polling site here. NYC Kids PAC is endorsing the following candidates for Assembly, based on their surveys and records on public education, and […]