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Lesson Plan


Students will be able to develop an advocacy plan to increase state aid to their local school district. 


Students will be able to organize their peers and school community to build public demand for more state funding for schools.


Us the materials below or anywhere in this toolkit to complete a lesson with your class on education funding in New York.


Start with the lesson plan

Review our sample lesson plan on education funding in New York.

Click to download a pdf lesson plan.


Print and bookmark materials

This toolkit includes a number of resources that you can use in a classroom. Here are some to get your started:

CFE one pager

Find your legislator


Recruit students to participate

Use this sample permission slip or the standard permission slip your school uses and collect them from the parents of participating students.

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