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Demand Public Input on G&T

We are outraged over the announcement yesterday on the “vastly different G&T” program that de Blasio shared at his press briefing. Please email elected officials to demand public input…

PLACE NYC Responds to $635M Academic Recovery Plan

NEW YORK, NY, July 12, 2021 — The just announced Academic Recovery Plan for NYC schools allocates $635M for one-year of a “bold, rigorous framework” with few specifics.  PLACE NYC agrees wi…

Primary Election 2021: “Do I have to rank 5?” and Other Questions for Voting Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the Big Day NYC public school education is in your hands. Make your voice count and vote tomorrow June 22. We want to make it easy for parents so here are some answers to questions we hear…

UPDATED: Voter’s Guide for the June 2021 Democratic Primary Election

NEW: We created borough-specific Voter’s Guide! Share with friends and family and get out the vote! PLEASE READ1. Our Voter’s Guide now includes Do Not Rank candidates who oppose poli…

PLACE NYC Co-Endorses Andrew Yang for Mayor

NEW YORK, NY, June 11, 2021 — PLACE NYC (placenyc.org) met with Mayoral candidate Andrew Yang and his campaign team to discuss Mr. Yang’s education position on Gifted & Talented programs, obje…

Parent-led Education Advocacy Group, PLACE NYC, Endorses Eric Adams For New York City Mayor

NEW YORK, NY, June 1, 2021 — PLACE NYC (placenyc.org) proudly endorses Eric Adams for Mayor of New York City. Borough President Adams has a long track record of support for increasing access to and …

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Petition Links

PETITION: Demand NYC Department of Education to Provide Quality Education https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScQHBaG2baxEt8ZOXmFpsXmMW8hVuR2vt5IvBcv4WkohU9mwg/viewform STOP CARRANZA FROM USING T…

Demand the DOE Give the G&T Admissions Test

Sign our Open Letter. Please read the letter below. To add your name to this letter, click here. Dear Mayor de Blasio and Chancellor Carranza, At a time of enormous uncertainty, clear and consistent c…

SHSAT Parent Connection

Your child has been preparing all year to take the SHSAT. DOE tells us they will give the SHSAT but no test dates have yet been announced. In the meantime, there are organized groups lobbying the Mayo…

Urgent: Save Screened Admissions

Last night at a Town Hall, Chancellor Carranza said that it is not his, but “the community’s agenda” to do away with screened schools.  How is that possible when almost every pu…

Email Mayor and Chancellor: Don’t Kill G&T Under the Cover of COVID

Dear Parents, Please take a moment to send this email to your local elected officials urging them to continue the NYC G&T program. For your convenience, below is an email you can use as a template…