Tuesday, October 15, 2013

TONIGHT AT PEP: Call on Mayoral Candidates to Reverse Bloomberg “Lame Duck” Co-locations/Closings, Blast Lhota’s Charter-centric Message

I'll be there to tape it all. Many schools affected are organizing to be there.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2013
Media Contacts:

Julian Vinocur. 203.313.2479. julianvinocur@gmail.com
Dan Morris. 917.952.8920. dlmcommunications@gmail.com
Stuart Marques. 917.273.6194. stuart.marques@gmail.com
 
NY-GPS to Protest Outside PEP, Call on Mayoral Candidates to Reverse Bloomberg “Lame Duck” Co-locations/Closings, Blast Lhota’s Charter-centric Message


Hundreds of Outraged Parents, Students to March to Panel for Educational Policy (PEP) Meeting to Denounce Bloomberg’s “Lame-Duck” Co-locations
*4:45PM: Rally from PS 161, The Crown School (331 Crown St. BK, NY) to PEP, 5:30PM: Press Conference Outside PEP at (883 Classon Ave.BK, NY)*
WHO: New Yorkers for Great Public Schools (NY-GPS)Parents and students from affected schools, including: PS 161, Sojourner Truth and PSM811, South Shore Campus, Sound View Campus, University Neighborhood High School, IS 78,  IS 218, Seth Low Junior HS, PS 196, PS 171, PS 192.
WHAT: As the PEP holds the first of two meetings this month to push through 20+ controversial co-locations, parents and students of NY-GPS will rally against Bloomberg’s “lame-duck” proposals, calling on the mayoral candidates to reverse them, and criticizing Joe Lhota’s charter-centric message of doubling down on failed and divisive Bloomberg policies.

Participants will be tweeting during tonight's mayoral debate using #TaleOfTwoSchoolSystems and #ABC7Debate.

WHEN: Tuesday, October 15, 2013.
 
WHERE: 4:45PM: March From PS 161, The Crown School (331 Crown St. BK, NY) to PEP, 5:30PM: Press Conference Outside PEP at (883 Classon Ave. BK, NY)*
 

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