Join our Class Size Rally and Hearings at City Hall on Jan. 29 at noon

NYC Kids PAC is co-sponsoring a rally with Class Size Matters at City Hall on Jan. 29 at noon to tell the Mayor and the Council they need to reduce class size now.  Here is a flyer to share with other parents. City Council Education Committee hearings follow directly at 1 PM; please stay and […]

Check out the new oped co-authored by Fatima in Gotham Gazette

Fatima Geidi, NYC Kids PAC member, has co-authored a piece in the Gotham Gazette on how the proposals by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to place a moratorium on charter school expansion and hold these schools accountable for protecting children’s rights would benefit both public school and charter school students: By articulating a need for […]

On June 11, 2019 we rallied for smaller classes!

On Tuesday June 11 at 12 noon at City Hall, NYC Kids PAC co-sponsored a rally to urge the city to lower class size. More than than one hundred parents, students, advocates, elected officials and union members gathered on the steps of City Hall to urge the NYC Department of Education and the Mayor to […]

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 […]

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 […]

Our 2020 State Legislative agenda

NYC Kids PAC and Class Size Matters 2020 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 […]

NYC KidsPAC final endorsements for tomorrow’s state elections!

The midterm elections are tomorrow, Tuesday Nov. 6.  We  urge you to vote for our endorsed candidates, including: Governor and Lt. Gov. – Howie Hawkins and Jia Lee (Green Party.) Howie Hawkins and Jia Lee have outstanding positions on the education issues most public school parents care about, whether it’s keeping the cap on charter […]

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  […]