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CEC13 April Calendar Meeting 4/19/16

Please see agenda for our upcoming Calendar Meeting on April 19, 2016 at PS 56 – Lewis H. Latimer School which is located at 170 Gates Avenue.  Meeting time: 6:30pm.

Click here: CEC13 April Calendar Meeting Agenda 04-19-16

April Flyer



PS 307 & Me Play Date

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Participatory Budgeting is Happening NOW!

Take control of your District’s capital budget by casting your vote for your top 5 projects in your district.

There are five (5) District 13 schools with projects on the ballots of three (3) different City Councilmembers.

Laurie Cumbo- District 35
-Renovate Decrepit Bathrooms at PS 9 & PS 316
80 Underhill Ave & 750 Classon Ave.
Update 6 badly deteriorated bathrooms; includes replacing broken toilets & installing hand dryers.

-Learning Walls for P.S. 20
PS 20 The Clinton Hill School 225 Adelphi Street
Install pin-able writable walls in 20 classrooms for students and teachers to actively co-create learning. 5 temporary walls already increasing learning, initiation, critical thinking and cooperation.

Brad Lander- District 39
-Retrofit 75 Auditorium Lights for Safety PS 282
PS 282, 180 6th Avenue, Park Slope
School and after-school groups use auditorium daily. Current lights cast shadows, making steep floor unsafe, and use expensive short-life bulbs. New LED retrofit will fix safety and cost issues.

Robert Cornegy- District 36
-Smartboards for Smart Kids!
PS 289, PS 138, PS 93, PS 243 & Bedford Acdmy
New smartboards for five D36 schools — PS 289, PS 138, PS 93, PS 243 & Bedford Academy. $64K will fund 8 smartboards per school. Includes required electrical & data..

-Dance Studio at P.S. 3
50 Jefferson Ave.
Transform a classroom into a dance studio w/ new floor, mirrors, barre & sound system.

Click here to determine your district and to view what’s on the ballot.
Hurry before it’s too late. Voting ends April 3!

D13 Town Hall with the Chancellor!

Chancellor Fariña is coming to District 13 on Tuesday, May 3rd for a CEC-sponsored Town Hall! Location: P.S. 256, 114 Kosciuszko St.

The CEC is soliciting parent input into the questions we will ask her. Please fill out the form below if you’d like your question or issue considered.

CEC Sponsoring Forum on Testing, March 28th at P.S. 133

With the NY State tests coming in April, the CEC is sponsoring a forum to discuss the tests – including changes to the test this year, how the tests are used, why they’re controversial, and why some parent are considering opting their child out of the tests.

Please come with your questions or just to listen!  It’s at P.S. 133 from 6:30-8 pm.  See flyer for details.

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CEC13 has a vacancy! Join the District of Choice!

The Community Education Council for District 13 has a vacancy. Apply today to join our team!

Click here for member application.

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Conversations on Middle School Student Assignment in D13

Join other parents, educators, and community members to explore this question during an interactive, professionally-facilitated, structured learning and brainstorming session. It’s your opportunity to get in on the ground floor as District 13 develops a proposal for a new middle school admissions process. Don’t miss it!

Click here for details and to sign up.

D13 Mini Labs