Antoine M Thompson's posts related to Education

Senator Thompson To Deliver $40,000 To Grand Island Schools. "Funding will be used for Project Lead and Capital Improvements."

For Immediate ReleaseContact:  Heather Zeisz | | 716.854.8705

Grand Island, NY – Today at 2:00 pm New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) will present a check to Grand Island schools for $40,000  at the disctrict office located at 1100 Ransom Road in Grand Island.


Senator Thompson Receives Haiti Donations From “JUST FOR KIDS” After School Program. "Children donate non-perishable food items to help aid Haiti Relief."

For Immediate Release: January 26, 2010Contact: Heather Zeisz | | 716.854.8705

Amherst, NY- New York State Senator Antoine M. Thompson (D-Parts of Erie & Niagara Counties) will be visiting the Just For Kids after school program at Dodge Elementary School so that the children can donate their non-perishable food items to the Haiti Relief Fund through Thompson’s district office.  The event will take place on Thursday, January 28, 2010 at 3:00 PM at 1900 Dodge Road in Amherst.


Reform Needed For Public And Charter Schools

For  immediate releaseContact: Ken Houston: 716.854.8705


ALBANY, NY-  The New York State Senate took a vote Monday on a bill that would more than double the number of charter schools.    While the bill takes bold steps forward to provide greater accountability and transparency for charter schools, the bill is unlikely to pass the State Assembly, and is distracting from the budget process.