BUSING NEWS; OTHER DISABILITY RIGHTS & EDUCATION ACTIVISM; MEDIA COVERAGE; OTHER
Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:55:00 PM
Mid-October 2014 Update from Parents to Improve School Transportation
Contents: BUSING NEWS; OTHER DISABILITY RIGHTS & EDUCATION ACTIVISM; MEDIA COVERAGE; OTHER CHILD-FRIENDLY ACTIVISM; No attachments
BUSING NEWS (5 items)
1—The... read more
Copy us on complaints; Reliant; Bus drills; Access in PR; etc.
Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:48:00 PM
BELOW AND ATTACHED Please find a list of local events geared towards parents of students with IEPs and on behalf of public education in general.
FIRST SOME UPDATES (9 points)
1. To all the parents who have contacted... read more
Your guide to complaining about bus problems!
Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:47:00 PM
Welcome back to school on behalf of Parents to Improve School Transportation. Please find below
(1) when and how to complain;
(2) complaint emails & numbers by borough + citywide pre-K;
(3) other citywide advocates you should... read more
Puerto Rico school closings, hot buses media, EPP news and more
Saturday, April 04, 2015 1:45:00 PM
Parents to Improve School Transportation Update July 17, 2014
1-Event Tomorrow-School closing crisis in PR;
2-Media on hot school buses;
3-EPP news (layoffs and status of Albany bill);
5-our Boston... read more
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