10 things we can do to make next year better for busing
Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:43:00 PM
6/9/14 PIST Update
What can we do to make next year better, not worse for busing? Please scan action points 6-10 even if you are not a school bus parent or grandparent.
For your own child and schoolmates:
1-You can call and find out ... read more
Ed Rally, IEP advice, OPT’s reps, East Harlem families
Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:40:00 PM
Parents to Improve School Transportation Update May 9, 2014
Happy Mother’s Day to all—and a special hello to the people who signed up at the May 1 and May 3 events—more about that below.
Our next meeting is Tuesday May 13 from 5:30 to 7 pm at... read more
Contents: New legal campaign, Media, Events & internet campaigns
Saturday, May 17, 2014 9:03:00 PM
New legal campaign
See our separate shorter email titled "School bus rights campaigns" for the information and attachments in English and Spanish.
1) Coverage of My Time press conference on 4-16, raises bus issues:
... read more
Saturday, May 17, 2014 6:05:00 PM
PIST supports East Harlem families displaced by the Con Ed blast
We were mentioned in a recent article about a rally which 4 PIST members attended (sorry, no link available yet).
The next rally for a community hearing is at the Con Ed... read more
Saturday, May 17, 2014 6:01:00 PM
This is the time to make sure all the correct accommodations are in place for your child for summer and next year’s busing.
Just because you sent in the medical forms does not mean they transmitted to OPT. Call 718-392-8855 and... read more
Saturday, May 17, 2014 5:56:00 PM
Things we learned from OPT’s reps at the May 1 JCC meeting that Suzanne Peters facilitated are:
--Only 3 people in all of OPT have access to read the IEPs on SESIS.
--Routes for summer start to be made up in early June; routes for fall, at the ... read more
Written in April
Saturday, May 17, 2014 5:42:00 PM
New legal campaign / Nueva campaña legal
G&E national whistleblowers law firm have prepared a questionnaire for parents . They want to investigate possible fraud in school busing contracts in NYC. You can get it from firstname.lastname@example.org.... read more
courtesy of Carin van der Donk
Sunday, March 30, 2014 9:34:00 PM
First, a few of you came out to support our kids cause, and I thank you! But considering what is potentially about to happen to the quality of our children's school bus transportation, not enough of us stood out there to be heard.... read more
Sunday, March 30, 2014 9:31:00 PM
March 27, 2014
Committee Members, Staff, and other participants in today’s hearing:
We in Parents to Improve School Transportation thank you for recognizing that the voices of the stakeholders in school busing must be heard. My... read more
Contents: Events, Other news, Organizing
Monday, March 17, 2014 7:49:00 PM
Events--in date order
Wednesday 3/19 Housing meeting will address Support for East Harlem tenants displaced by the combination of gas and gentrification,
7:00-8:30 pm at Fulton Center, 119 Ninth Ave (17-18 St.) Manhattan
see... read more