Parent Leaders for Accelerated Curriculum and Education


Admissions Engagement
Admissions Engagement

PLACE NYC is hosting the DOE to meet with our members to collect ideas and perspectives on admissions for fall 2021. This will be a virtual Zoom event. DOE Representatives: •Josh Wallack, Depu…

‘Unbiased’ Department of Education just got caught playing rank politics
‘Unbiased’ Department of Education just got caught playing rank politics

“It might be problematic for word to get out that the DOE is encouraging folks to make noise,” wrote anti-testing activist Miriam Nunberg. But word did get out, and “problematic” isn’t the h…

Emails: NYC DOE wants groups opposed to competitive school admissions to get louder
Emails: NYC DOE wants groups opposed to competitive school admissions to get louder

“But in an email to parent groups sent last week, Miriam Nunberg, co-chair of the New York City Alliance for School Integration and Desegregation, said the department was helping to marshal opposition…

PLACE NYC Event: Primer on Parent Advocacy
PLACE NYC Event: Primer on Parent Advocacy

PLACE NYC is hosting an event to help parents understand the decision makers and process for education advocacy. Virtual Zoom Event: Monday June 8, 2020 at 7pm Learn about: •New York Governmen…

Over 2,000 Rushed to Sign Petition to “Stop Carranza from Using the COVID Crisis to Overhaul School Admission Policies”
Over 2,000 Rushed to Sign Petition to “Stop Carranza from Using the COVID Crisis to Overhaul School Admission Policies”

New York, May 20, 2020 — In just 48 hours, more than 2,000 people signed PLACE NYC’s petition urging Governor Cuomo and other state and city elected officials to stop Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor…

STOP CARRANZA FROM USING THE COVID CRISIS TO OVERHAUL SCHOOL ADMISSIONS POLICIES
STOP CARRANZA FROM USING THE COVID CRISIS TO OVERHAUL SCHOOL ADMISSIONS POLICIES

The Mayor and Chancellor are seizing on the COVID-19 crisis to remove all common objective criteria used for admissions to screened middle and high schools by reducing end-of-year grades to “Meets S…