January 1, 2018
On January 31, 2018 CCC submitted testimony to the New York State Senate Finance and Assembly Ways and Means Committees regarding the Executive Budget proposals related to education.
CCC’s testimony supported Executive Budget proposals to better support education, including the increase in foundation aid, community schools, pre-kindergarten and after-school programs.
CCC also supported proposals to pass the Dream Act and ban lunch shaming.
CCC’s testimony urged the Legislature and the Governor to negotiate a budget that better supports education throughout the state by increasing education aid and significantly expands access to full day prekindergarten outside New York City.