Our Work to Date
Democratic School Governance | January 2022
Resolution calling for a democratic school governance.
In Support of S7666A/A8801 | January 2022
Resolution in support of bills that will remove the SUNY Board of Trustees as a charter authorizer and calling for maintaining the charter cap.
Charter School Bills | February 2020
Resolution in support of State Senate bills, S5950, S5978, S6043, S4926, S4933, S5734, S.2168 and S4237.
Commission on School Governance | May 2019
Resolution calling for establishment of a commission to examine Mayoral control.
Moratorium on Charter Schools | February 2019
Resolution against increasing charter caps or reallocating of remaining charters to NYC.
Mayoral Control | September 2018
Resolution calling for elimination of Mayoral control and a system with stronger checks and balances. An updated version of the May 2015 resolution.
Member Reimbursement | March 2017
Resolution calling for reimbursement policy and process that respect the work of the Education Council members.
Mayoral Control | May 2015
Resolution calling for elimination of Mayoral control and a system with stronger checks and balances.
Letters & Position Papers
Statement on School Governance Law | June 2022
Statement on amendments to the NYC school governance law (Mayoral control) .
Testimony on School Governance | October 2021
Testimony before the NYS Assembly Education Committee.
Statement on School Reopening | August 2021
Statement on why some families must be given a remote learning option for their children.
Legislative Issues Brief | May 2019
Summary of legislative issues and ECC positions.
ECC Meeting with Charter Authorizers | November 2017
Summary of the meeting with the SUNy Charter Institute and NYS Education Department on charter school authorization and accountability. ECC questions and recommendations for improving the system are also included .
To the Mayor-Elect | December 2013
Letter to Bill de Blasio with our recommendations on improving the school system.