Since we launched this website in April, our petition has garnered over 5,500 signatures from concerned teachers, parents, and citizens across New York. Please sign the petition (see below) and stand with us, please stand up for what’s right for kids.
Links to our original letter to Commissioner King, Chancellor Tisch, and Governor Cuomo can be found in the menu at the top of this page. We’ve also added a Comments page where you can read some of the encouraging feedback we’ve been receiving.
In May, we wrote a follow up letter to the Commisioner, Chancellor, Governor, and members of the New York State Senate and Assembly. Read the Stand with Spencerport May Response letter.
On June 19th, 2014, supporters of the Stand With Spencerport movement gathered at the Ogden Farmer’s Library in Spencerport, NY. Download the text of the speeches here in PDF format. Speeches can also be viewed at our Youtube page, including a speech by AFT President, Randi Weingarten.
Please visit our STAND WITH SPENCERPORT FACEBOOK PAGE for regular updates and to connect with regional education advocates.