On May 17, 2019, the 65th anniversary of Brown v. Board of Education, we the students demand we #RetireSegregation.
DEMAND - RACE AND ENROLLMENT
That the DOE builds on the INYC algorithmic prototype to release a comprehensive plan that will racially, socioeconomically, and academically integrate public high schools.
DEMAND - RESOURCES
The DOE commit to create a public equity report, as outlined by INYC and other student stakeholders, documenting resources available to students across the city
DEMAND - RELATIONSHIPS
The city release money for schools to design curriculum for an ethnic studies electives in all high schools and pay teachers to do that work.
DEMAND - RESTORATIVE JUSTICE
The City Council approve a budget that invests in restorative justice and counselors by divesting from policing and metal detectors
DEMAND - REPRESENTATION
The DOE names a group of educators, policymakers, and advocates like NYC Men Teach, and students to design a blueprint for a teaching fellowship that provides scholarships for NYC students to become educators who serve NYC public schools.