March 7, 2011

AQE: Budget worse than we thought.

Well, maybe not worse than previously thought, but the Alliance for Quality Education’s Billy Easton

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March 1, 2011

Robert Jackson Leads Protest Against Gov.'s Education Cuts

Jackson says: This budget would take back every dollar in CFE funding ever delivered by the state.” The CFE lawsuit was finally resolved in 2007 by the courts with the enactment of a four-year commitment to increase school aid statewide by $7 billion including $5.5 billion in basic classroom operating aid.

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February 18, 2011

Robert Jackson Letter to Lt. Gov. Duffy

Original CFE Plaintiff, New York City Council Education Chair Robert Jackson, calls on Lt. Governor Duffy to retract the charge that those who seek education increases do not have the best interests of the children in mind.

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CFE Supports Statewide Lobby Day

Statewide Lobby Day, March 9, 2011 - Where: Albany

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February 15, 2011

Analysis: The other side of NY's budget 'sham'

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Geri Palast in Pressconnects.com

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CFE and Gov. Cuomo's School Cuts

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CFE and AQE Testimony: Governor Cuomo's Budget Takes Back 100% of Remaining CFE Funds Statewide

In testimony before the NY State Assembly and Senate regarding Gov. Cuomo’s proposed education budget CFE and AQE presented a graph detailing how the Governor’s budget would remove the dollars under the 2007 settlement of the Campaign for Fiscal Equity.

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February 14, 2011

CFE...Cuomo is Shortchanging Schools

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Education Coalition to Governor Cuomo: Budget Would “Wipe Out” CFE Funding

ALBANY--A coalition of eight education organizations, led by the Campaign for Fiscal Equity (CFE) which successfully sued New York State over adequate school funding, delivered a letter to Governor Andrew Cuomo asserting that his would “wipe out” CFE funding

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