The Orthodox Union’s Teach N.Y.S.’s sixth annual Mission To Albany has been set for the Empire State Plaza Convention Center, 100 S Mall Arterial, Albany on Tuesday, March 14. It is a student-run advocacy day. Organizers expect 1,000 students, teachers and administrators from 88 Jewish nonpublic schools and yeshivas, as well as lay leaders and community members, will be in Albany to advocate for various fundings for nonpublic schools. According to organizers, students in nonpublic schools in N.Y. should not be left behind in the fight for a well-rounded and quality education for all students.

The mission’s top advocacy items include funding for:

The Egg in Empire State Plaza, Albany NY. Photo by nitant23, courtesy of Wikipedia.

 STEM – Science, technology, engineering and mathematics teachers, Arts and music programs to enhance students’ creativity and concentration, as well as their social and decision-making skills and free lunch programs.

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