Charter school families, educators to unite to thank Senate for supporting charter schools in budget proposal, Tuesday, March 17, 1pm

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Charter school families, educators, and supporters from across the state will come together Tuesday to thank the State Senate for budget proposals that would add considerable support to their schools.
 
For Immediate Release: Monday, March 16, 2015
Contact: Jessica Mokhiber, 518-573-0516, jmokhiber@necharters.org
 
Charter school families, educators to unite to thank Senate for supporting charter schools in budget proposal
As budget negotiations enter final stretch, charter advocates thank Albany leaders for their pledge to support charter school students statewide
 
Albany, NY – Charter school families, educators, and supporters from across the state will come together Tuesday to thank the State Senate for budget proposals that would add considerable support to their schools.
 
The Senate’s “Brighter Future” budget proposal includes three major boosts to charter schools including access to building aid, an increase in per-pupil funding, and a lift on the charter school cap.
 
WHO: Charter school families, educators, lawmakers, and supporters including Kyle Rosenkrans, CEO of the Northeast Charter Schools Network, and James Merriman, CEO of the New York City Charter Center.
 
WHERE: Legislative Office Building LCA Room, Albany, NY 
 
WHEN: 1:00pm
 
 
About the Northeast Charter Schools Network: The Northeast Charter Schools Network is a regional advocacy organization for the more than 250 charter schools in New York and Connecticut. Its mission is to support and expand high quality charter schools in the region.
  
The New York City Charter School Center is an independent non-profit committed to fostering an environment in which public charters can open and flourish, and, through their innovative approaches, provide models for improving all public schools. The Charter Center helps new charter schools get started, supports existing schools, and engages the charter school community around key issues. Learn more about the NYC Charter School Center at www.nyccharterschools.org.
 
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