Excerpt from our July 23 letter to Governor Eliot Spitzer, Mayor Michael Bloomberg, the New York State Board of Regents, Dr. Richard P. Mills (New York State Education Commissioner), Chancellor Joel Klein, Garth Harries (Office of New Schools), and Records Access Officers:
Re: Khalil Gibran International Academy (“KGIA”); FOIL Requests
Dear Ladies and Gentlemen:
The undersigned represent a coalition of concerned parents and residents of New York City and the State of New York. Our client-group consists of concerned New Yorkers and because time is a critical factor we are writing this letter directly to you prior to taking any further administrative or legal actions. In addition to this letter’s obvious effort to elicit a serious and substantive response, it is also meant to operate as a formal FOIL request to the appropriate Records Access Officers of all of the relevant City of New York Department of Education and New York State Education Department agencies and subdivisions.
The background for this correspondence is straightforward, yet quite disconcerting….
Read the entire letter here, also listed on our Documents page: