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NYU Stern Students Convene with New York State and City Government Officials and Advocacy Groups to Share Research on Educational Funding

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Professors Aline Wolff and Susan Stehlik, Tejas Rao Chagarlamudi, AQE representatives, Yuh-Line Niou, Urban Youth Collaborative representatives, AQE representatives, Kyle Ishmael, Xusana Davis 

A graduate student team from a Stern communication course presented their research on public school funding to a closed-door session. The 50 participants included six New York City Council members including Bill Perkins, the New York State and New York City Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic, and Asian caucuses, NYS Assemblywoman Yuh-Line Niou and educational advocacy groups the Alliance for Quality Education, the Coalition for Educational Justice and the Urban Youth Collaborative. The students, representing NYU Stern, GSAS and Courant, conducted their research under the direction of Professors Susan Stehlik and Aline Wolff, who designed the course, Communication for Consultants.

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Professor Susan Stehlik; Kyle Ishmael, Executive Director of the Black, Puerto Rican, Hispanic and Asian Legislative Caucus of the NY State Assembly; Xusana Davis, representing the New York City Council; Tejas Rao Chagarlamudi, NYU GSAS student team member: introducing the event and welcoming audience