relentless advocates of educational justice for students across New York State — particularly those of color or living in poverty

Equity-Driven

Data-Centered

Student-Focused

Equity Alert: The Growing Proficiency Crisis Among New York Students

Issues

Early Childhood

K-12

Higher Education

How We Work

We seek to promote equity-focused education policies and implement systemic change by:

Working alongside a diverse group of partners, including families, civil rights groups, organizations representing children with disabilities, faith and business leaders, education reform organizations, and others to create lasting change.

Delivering hard-hitting data analyses that shed light on the urgent challenges facing our public schools.

Presenting opportunities and solutions for state policymakers to advance equity and educational justice.

Driving public demand for policies and programs that raise academic achievement and close opportunity gaps.

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Celebrating the 2024 New York FAFSA Challenge Winners

Celebrating the 2024 New York FAFSA Challenge Winners

We are recognizing schools and their staff, representing each of New York’s OSC Economic Regions, for their innovation, determination, and ongoing support in helping students and their families complete the FAFSA — especially during a year of a chaotic application cycle with the roll out of Better FAFSA.

In New York City Public Schools, Brown v. Board remains…unfulfilled

In New York City Public Schools, Brown v. Board remains…unfulfilled

This year, May 17th marks the 70th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court decision that banned segregation in public schools, stating that separating children based on race was unconstitutional. And here in New York City, one of the most diverse cities in the world, that goal remains unfulfilled. School segregation continues to be the worst in the nation.