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Monday, January 14, 2008

CFE Speaks Out on “Contract for Excellence” Regulations Delay

New Call on State Board of Regents to
Finalize Guidance


Following the recent extension of temporary rules governing the Contract for Excellence, CFE renewed its call for the enactment of strong permanent regulations that guarantee accountability and transparency in the distribution of CFE funds. Read the full story here. Español




Friday, January 11, 2008

CFE Speaks Out on “Contract for Excellence” Regulations Delay

New Call on State Board of Regents to
Finalize Guidance


Following the recent extension of temporary rules governing the Contract for Excellence, CFE renewed its call for the enactment of strong permanent regulations that guarantee accountability and transparency in the distribution of CFE funds. Read the full story here. Español




Monday, January 7, 2008

CFE Speaks Out on “Contract for Excellence” Regulations Delay

New Call on State Board of Regents to
Finalize Guidance


Following the recent extension of temporary rules governing the Contract for Excellence, CFE renewed its call for the enactment of strong permanent regulations that guarantee accountability and transparency in the distribution of CFE funds. Read the full story here. Español
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Upcoming Events
10/22 & 23: NY State Board
of Regents, Albany, NY.
Regents to make decisions
on regulations governing the Contract for Excellence
Campaign for Fiscal Equity
and the Alliance for Quality
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in the news Journal News, 9/08/06 "Mobilizing for Movement" New Yorkers paying attention to a major school-funding equity lawsuit — or to their property tax bills — have begun their own, more immediate, countdown: more >

Democrat & Chronicle, 9/08/06 “Upstate Schools Want Aid if NYC gets more Funds” Anticipating the state Court of Appeals hearing, education and political leaders were rallied in Rochester, Syracuse, Buffalo and other cities to push legislation to increase school funding. more >
NYC's Initial Contract for Excellent

CFE/AQE's Four-Point Plan for Contracts for Excellence

• High need students first
• Make parents' voices count
• Accountability and transparency
• Follow the money to the schools
CFE Litigation CFE vs State of New York
On Nov. 20, 2006, the NYS Court of Appeals affirmed the student's right to a sound basic education but deferred to the Governor and the Legislature to determine the amount of money necessary. more >


Cynthia Nixon joined the State Court of Appeals hearing, education and political leaders rallied in Syracuse.
Guide to the 2007-2008
New York State Education Budget and Reform Law and
What it Means for Your District