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STATE BUDGET EXPLAINED – ADVOCACY ALERT

April 7, 2014

  • NYSSBA WEBINAR - 2014 STATE BUDGET ANALYSIS
    • View Recorded Webinar
    • Link to complete survey to give us your feedback on this webinar and others


STATE BUDGET ANALYSIS - CALL TO ACTION

March 31, 2014

  • State Reaches Budget Deal – Advocacy Effort Dramatically Improves Final Agreement
  • Link To:
    • View Individual School Aid Runs
    • View 2014-2015 State Education Aid Budget Totals
    • View State Aid by County
  • View Side by Side Chart of Budget Proposals – Including Final Agreement
  • Statement of NYSSBA Executive Director Timothy G. Kremer on the State Budget Agreement
  • NYSSBA Analysis


YOUR IMMEDIATE HELP IS NEEDED! – CALL TO ACTION

March 27, 2014

  • CALL TO ACTION
    • Tell your Legislators and the Governor you OPPOSE Building Aid for charter schools!
  • NEED MORE?
    • Charter schools constitute taxation without representation.
    • Charter schools aren’t subject to the tax cap.
  • CALL THE GOVERNOR / CALL YOUR MEMBER OF ASSEMBLY / CALL YOU SENATOR


FUNDING CRISIS REMAINS WHILE FUNDS ARE DIVERTED – ADVOCACY ALERT

March 19, 2014

FUNDING CRISIS – CALL NOW!

•    FUNDING CRISIS REMAINS WHILE FUNDS ARE DIVERTED
•    CALL YOUR MEMBER OF ASSEMBLY / CALL YOUR SENATOR NOW!


STATE BUDGET NEGOTIATIONS – ADVOCACY ALERT

March 17, 2014

ONE STEP FORWARD, TWO STEPS BACK?

  • LINK TO:
    • Side by Side Comparison of Executive Budget Proposal
  • STATEMENT FROM NYSSBA EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR TIMOTHY G. KREMER
  • NYSSBA ANALYSIS


END OF THE WEEK WRAP UP – ADVOCACY ALERT

March 7, 2014

  • ACTIVE WEEK LEADING UP TO CAPITAL CONFERENCE
  • NYSSBA PRESS CONFERENCE ON PROPERTY TAX FREEZE
  • LINK TO:
    • Municipal Associations Call For State-Local Collaboration On Property Taxes, Announce Shared Service Initiative
  • ADVANCING OUR LEGISLATIVE PRIORITIES
  • LINK TO:    
    • Eliminating the GEA
    • Additional State Aid for Increasing the School Day or Year
    • Aid for School Safety
    • Don’t Cap School Safety
  • LEVER VOTING BILL – ON THE MOVE IN THE SENATE
  • LINK TO:
    • New York State Assembly Committee on Election Law
  • SEND A LETTER TO YOUR LEGISLATOR
  • LINK TO:
    • Sample letter to Legislators
    • Contact Information for NYS Assembly and Senate


CALL TO ACTION: COMMON CORE

March 3, 2014

AN INCORRECT “CORRECTION”

  • A.8929-Nolan
  • Allow parents to opt out of allowing school districts to share information with all third party vendors.
  • Prohibit the use of state and local common core aligned assessments in APPR agreements until after the 2014-15 school year
  • Encroach on local control.
  • Professional Development.
  • Require that the state use RTTT funding to print additional versions of the state assessment and take steps to reduce field testing.

 


CAPITAL CONFERENCE – ADVOCACY ALERT

February 28, 2014

CAPITAL CONFERENCE – MARCH 9 &10

  • Conerence Agenga

 


CALL TO ACTION: WHAT PRICE SCHOOL SAFETY?

February 26, 2014

  • Link to:
    • Aid for School Safety
    • School Security in a Post-Sandy Hook World
  • PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LEGISLATORS
    • Contact Information


CALL TO ACTION: ADDITIONAL STATE AID FOR INCREASING THE SCHOOL D DAY OR YEAR

February 18, 2014

  • Link to:
    • Additional State Aid for Increasing the School Day or Year
  • PLEASE CONTACT YOUR LEGISLATORS
    • Contact Infomation
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