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If you have had enough of governor's attacks, join us in standing up to him.

On Monday, March 2, join educators, parents, religious leaders. and labor community activists in a march to highligh the devastating immpact of Gov. Cuomo's budget plan for public schools and colleges. Stand up for what our kids need!

Call out Cuomo! March on Albany!



February 12, 2015


As an educator in a public school, I want to express my opposition to the Governor’s proposals for public education.  These proposals reflect a “bigfoot” approach – an attempt to centralize power over public education in Albany and strip away local control from parents and their local, democratically elected school boards. 

Governor Cuomo’s billionaire agenda is the wrong conversation for 2015.  It’s time for serious discussions about the real issues:  the devastating impact of poverty on student achievement




77,000 Children Did Not Take the New York State Math and ELA Exam Last Year

Here are the MAJOR REASONS why Parents are saying - I REFUSE!

- Because these standardized tests have no value for our children. All you see if a number (1-4). The results are NEVER given to school districts or to parents - so there is NO information at all on how your child actually did on test, what they learned, where their strengths are, or where they need improvement. Teachers are not able to use this information to help current or future student.

- Because the heavy emphasis on teaching to the


Our Schools... Our Community... Our Voice!

Together Let's Make a Difference.

All Parents and Supporters of Public Education MUST attend!

Learn what you can do to stop, The Governor's plan to destroy public education: High Stakes Testing, Loss of Local Control, The Inadequate funding of public education, The GEA.

Thursday, March 5, 2015 7:00pm-8:30pm Saxton Middle School 121 Saxton Street, Patchogue, NY 11772.

If you would like to DOWNLOAD the Event Flyer Please Click Here 



Stand Up, Speak Out for Public Education!

Thursday, March 12, 2015 7:00-9:00pm Westbury High School 1 Post Ave, Old Westbury, NY

Calling parents, teachers, legislatures and all who care about public ed!
Stand up to:
- Cuomo's threat to hold school funds hostage
- His push to more than double the weight of state tests
- School-bashing and teacher-bashing!

If you would like to DOWNLOAD the Event Flyer Please Click Here 



Community Education Forum



March 30, 2015 West Islip Fire House 309 Union Boulevard, West Islip 7:00pm


 Speakers: Mr. Arnold Dodge, Chairperson of the Department of Educational Leadership and Administration at LIU Post,  Ms. Beth Dimino 8th Grade Science Teacher Comsewogue School District PJSTA President, Terry Kalb, Retired Special Education Teacher of 30 years at Eastern Suffolk BOCES, Former Member of Shoreham-Wading River School Board, Advocate for Parents of Children with Disabilities, Ms. Jeannette Deutermann Co-Founder and Administrator of Long Island Opt Out Info on Facebook, Co