PIST update 031513

Saturday, March 30, 2013 6:08:00 PM
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TODAY

Early Intervention budget Q&A (Thanks to Paola)
Rescheduled EICC Meeting, Friday, March 15th 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM videoconference (4 locations, must register to attend)

The Department will convene a meeting of the EICC by videoconference tomorrow, March 15, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. The Department will hear Council member's comments on the Executive and legislative one house budget proposals related to the Early Intervention Program, and answer any questions that members have about the status of the Department's implementation of the budget reforms from the enacted SFY 2012-13 budget.

The Open Meetings Law (OML) requires that EICC meetings be open to the public. Four meeting locations have been reserved that can provide the necessary videoconferencing capability and accommodate a public audience. Registration and Photo ID are required for entrance into all of these locations. Please use the information below to register for the location that is most convenient for you.
Location 4:
NYS Department of Health
90 Church Street - 4th Floor, Conference Room 4C
New York, NY 10007
All Council and public attendees must register. Send email to marosecurity@health.state.ny.us, with copy to par09@health.state.ny.us

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Also TODAY


Those seeking reimbursement from NYCDOE for strike-related transportation expenses, Friday 3/15 was the stated deadline. See below. 

http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/6CCE5636-FF6D-4011-AD17-AB13E5C7B1ED/0/EnglishReimbursementFormInstructionsSampleFormRevised122112.pdf


However you can still file complaints with the Federal DOE within 180 days of a violation of student rights.



http://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto.html?src=rt

 


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RECENTLY

On 3/14, Margaret got out PIST flyers to parents at the press conference about privacy invasion by DOE and also to parents protesting a school closing
Coverage here http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/student-data-compiling-system-outrages-article-1.1287990#ixzz2NW6nerO9


During the week we got out PIST flyers at various schools parent-teacher conferences. 
Next week D75 schools have theirs.  Write back if you need hard copies. 
Remember we have English, Spanish, Haitian Kreyol, Mandarin.


Coverage of March 1 PIST delivery of complaint letter to Quinn and others is here
http://www.workers.org/2013/03/08/parents-demand-union-school-bus-crews/

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