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“Every year we go through this”

April 5th, 2019

 

They are done with the dance.

 

Chanting “Don’t be a bummer, save our summer,” public school students and service providers assembled at City Hall on March 28 to urge Mayor Bill de Blasio to protect summer camp funding …

Pre-K Teachers Weigh Strike As Pay Disparity Persists

April 4th, 2019

At a recent rally on the steps of City Hall, teachers, parents and preschoolers held signs saying “Equal Pay for Equal Work.”

The teachers said the problem came down to simple math.

As the city expands free pre-school programs to …

Big Problems for Universal Pre-K

April 1st, 2019

Thousands of unionized city pre-K teachers have authorized a strike, tentatively set for May 2, over the issue of pay equity. They’ve got a real gripe — and it’s hardly the only problem with what’s easily Mayor de Blasio’s …

NYC Families, Providers, and Advocates Head to City Hall to Expand After-School & Protect Summer Programs

March 28th, 2019

NYC Families, Providers, and Advocates Head to City Hall to Expand After-School & Protect Summer Programs

34,000 middle school students again at risk of losing access to summer camp

New York, NY – March 28, 2019 – Families, providers, and …

NY1: NYC Pre-k Teachers Threaten to Strike Over Pay Disparity

March 25th, 2019

Some New York City pre-k teachers threatened Wednesday to strike over the huge pay disparity between them and their peers.

A large crowd parents, elected officials, and teachers from organizations that provide universal pre-k and “3-k” services to city children …

NYN Media: What do education nonprofits mean by “salary parity” in NYC?

March 20th, 2019

Nonprofits and elected officials rallied outside New York City Hall on Tuesday in support of “salary parity.” As things currently stand, teachers who teach children in city-funded 3-K and pre-K programs receive significantly less than teachers who work for the …

Press Release: An Equal Start for our Children Begins with Equitable Compensation for their Teachers

March 20th, 2019

New York, NY: Hundreds of children, union leaders, early education teachers, elected officials, and child advocates gathered on the Steps of City Hall today to urge Mayor Bill de Blasio and his administration to bring pay parity to the early …

Campaign for Children Statement on 2019 State of the City Address

January 10th, 2019

January 10, 2019

“The Campaign for Children applauds Mayor de Blasio for his commitment to expanding 3-K to more parts of the city, which will lay important groundwork for ensuring all New York City children have access to high quality …

NYC Council Calls for Salary Parity for Early Childhood Educators

November 2nd, 2018

NYC Council Calls for Salary Parity for Early Childhood Educators
On November 1, 2018, the New York City Council unanimously passed Resolution 0358-2018  calling on the City to “Eliminate the disparity in compensation paid to teachers, staff and directors at …

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