Holocaust Survey (Cohoes City School District)

Jackson Parker filed this request with the Cohoes City School District of Cohoes, NY.

It is a clone of this request.

Multi Request Holocaust Survey
Due March 10, 2023
Est. Completion None
Awaiting Response


From: Jackson Parker

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request the following records:

By way of background, on August 10, 2022, Governor Kathy Hochul signed into law Chapter 490 of the Laws of 2022 requiring a survey regarding instruction on the Holocaust within New York State public school districts. Through the survey, superintendents are required to attest that the district is teaching about the Holocaust appropriately as part of classroom instruction aligned with the NYS Social Studies Learning Standards and §801 of Education Law.

In October 2022, Deputy Commissioner Angelique Johnson-Dingle sent a memo to public school superintendents including a copy of that survey and instructions for accessing and submitting the survey via the SED Monitoring and Vendor Performance System in the NYSED Business Portal.

Pursuant to the New York Freedom of Information Law, I hereby request all of the Holocaust Instruction Survey responses submitted since August 10, 2022.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 5 business days, as the statute requires.


Jackson Parker

From: Cohoes City School District

Please see the attached letter. Thank you

Mary Rumsey
Confidential Executive Assistant to the Superintendent
& District Clerk
Cohoes City School District
21 Page Avenue
Cohoes, NY 12047
518-237-0100 ext. 2350
Fax: 518-233-1878
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