Much of the testimony yesterday at the City Council was compelling about the importance of lowering class size and the need to pass Intro 2374 for the sake of NYC students. Class Size Matters testimony is here. Testimony of Michael Mulgrew, UFT President, is here. An article about these hearings is here.
Below are videos and written testimonies of Board of Regents member and former Superintendent Kathleen Cashin, education historian and advocate Diane Ravitch, Elsie McCabe Thompson, President of the Mission Society, Curtis D. Young, Executive DirectorArtistic Noise, and Marissa Manzanares, parent and CEC 14 member. Curtis D. Young Testimony (10.27.21) from Class Size Matters on Vimeo. Marissa Manzanares Testimony (10.27.21) from Class Size Matters on Vimeo.