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WNY Chapter Endorses Buffalo Board of Education Candidates

WNY Chapter Endorses Buffalo Board of Education Candidates

Brian Trzeciak March 29, 2013 1

In Buffalo, on May 7th, city residents will vote for new members of the Board of Education. Now, more than ever, we need champions of education who will fight for our Public Schools, and,

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Buffalo Education Update: Bus Tour in a Week! Finally, a Draft Code of Conduct . . .

Buffalo Education Update: Bus Tour in a Week! Finally, a Draft Code of Conduct . . .

Sean Collins November 27, 2012 0

Here’s an update from Brian Trzeciak, our Education Organizer out in Buffalo… We would like to wish you all a belated Happy Thanksgiving, and we hope that you are well rested and ready for

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Momentum is Building to Change Buffalo’s Suspension Policy

Momentum is Building to Change Buffalo’s Suspension Policy

Sean Collins January 27, 2012 0

Over the past several months, parents, students, and community members have worked to pass a new school suspension resolution in Buffalo that will halt out-of-school suspension for non-violent offenses. In Buffalo, one out of

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End Out-of-School Suspension for Non-Violent Offenses!

End Out-of-School Suspension for Non-Violent Offenses!

Charlie Vella January 17, 2012 0

Over the past several months, parents, students, and community members have worked to pass a new school suspension resolution in Buffalo that will halt out-of-school suspension for non-violent offenses

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Job Opening: Buffalo Community Organizer

Job Opening: Buffalo Community Organizer

Charlie Vella October 19, 2011 2

We are currently seeking an organizer for the Buffalo office for our Just and Fair Schools Campaign to help to improve the Buffalo School District’s discipline policy

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Thank You Rep. Hochul

Thank You Rep. Hochul

Charlie Albanetti August 29, 2011 0

Since her election to Congress in May, Rep. Hochul has proven to be a strong ally of working families in Western New York, by consistently voting to protect and strengthen critical social safety net

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Caravan to Restore the American Promise: A Recap (with media)

Caravan to Restore the American Promise: A Recap (with media)

Charlie Vella July 25, 2011 3

The Statewide Caravan to Restore the American Promise was a massive effort by Citizen Action of New York and our many coalition partners and supporters to draw attention to the fact that right now,

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NY 26 – the Right Wing’s Waterloo?

NY 26 – the Right Wing’s Waterloo?

Charlie Vella May 26, 2011 0

A guest post by Jeff Blum, Executive Director of USAction Americans of all stripes demonstrated Tuesday how important Medicare is to them – and how out of touch Republican budget proposals really are. Since the

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Most school budgets pass

Charlie Vella May 20, 2011 0

BUFFALO, NY (WBFO) - Voters across Western New York Tuesday approved most of the area school budgets. Spending plans, however, were defeated in North Tonawanda, Iroquois, Medina and Batavia. But largest districts with budgets on

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Students First: The Reality Tour

Students First: The Reality Tour

Charlie Vella May 19, 2011 1

Today, Citizen Action of New YorkThe Alliance for Quality Education, and New York State United Teachers launched a statewide campaign called "Students First: The Reality Tour." At a press conference in the Legislative Office

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