Join us on Tuesday June 11 to rally for smaller classes!

This Tuesday June 11 at 12 noon at City Hall, NYC Kids PAC is  co-sponsoring a rally to urge the city to allocate funding in next year’s budget towards reducing class size; come and bring your kids. Here is an updated flyer with loads of co-sponsors, including Class Size Matters, UFT, Local 372, the Education […]

Join us in urging the Mayor & Chancellor to stop sharing student info with charter schools!

If your organization would like to sign onto this letter, please email us at info@nyckidspac.org Dear Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza: We strongly urge you to reverse the long-standing Department of Education policy of allowing charter schools to access student personal information to help them market their schools.  Parents are outraged when they see […]

Contact your legislators today! Don’t let them renew mayoral control for another 3 years without significant changes!

The future of mayoral control is likely to be decided in Albany the next few days – whether it will be renewed for another 3 years without significant changes or a shorter time so that the Legislature can reach a consensus on how it should be improved. See this NYC Kids PAC video with parents […]

Mayoral control: It’s time for a change

Please watch the video below and if you agree that it’s time for a change, contact your legislators in the Assembly and the State Senate and let them know you want checks and balances added to mayoral control – with a stronger voice for parents and members of the community. Also check out our mayoral […]

We endorse Jumaane for Public Advocate!

An important special election will be held on Tuesday, Feb. 26 for NYC Public Advocate. NYC Kids PAC reached out to all the candidates to fill out our survey, which asked about their positions and records on the most important issues of the day affecting our schools.  We received completed surveys from seven of the […]

Our 2019 State Legislative agenda

NYC Kids PAC and Class Size Matters 2019 State Legislative Agenda Amend Mayoral control so that there is no longer a mayoral majority on the Board of Education (AKA Panel for Educational Policy) and/or make NYC Department of Education policies subject to city law and checks and balances via the NYC City Council like other city […]

We had a great Parent Action Conference on March 9!

We had a terrific annual Parent Action Conference on March 9, co-sponsored with Class Size Matters and CEC2  at the Peck Slip School in lower Manhattan. We started the day with a panel of state legislators including Senator Robert Jackson and Assemblymembers Alicia Hyndman and Jo Anne Simon.  We asked them about their stances on […]

Victories in Tuesday’s primaries, upcoming elections and save the date for our Parent Action Conference!

We at NYC Kids PAC are thrilled with the primary results from Tuesday night.  Seven of our endorsed candidates as pictured above won their primaries and will likely go on to win in November. All of them have exceptional records and stances on supporting our public schools, keeping the cap on charters, putting checks and […]

Our final round of endorsements in the 2018 Democratic primary

Update: NYC Kids PAC endorses Letitia James  for Attorney General, Jumaane Williams for Lieutenant Governor, John Liu in Senate District 11, Blake Morris in Senate District 17,  Ross Barkan in Senate District 22 and Jasi Robinson in Senate District 23. This is to add to our earlier endorsements of Jessica Ramos in Senate District 13,  Julia Salazar  […]

Our first round endorsements in the 2018 NY primaries

NYC Kids PAC enthusiastically endorses the following candidates running for the State Legislature in the Democratic  primary on September 13, 2018: Jessica Ramos (Senate D13) Volunteer or Donate. Julia Salazar (Senate D18) Volunteer or Donate Zellnor Myrie (Senate D20) Volunteer or Donate Robert Jackson (Senate D31) Volunteer or Donate             […]