Month: January 2015
A MUST WATCH film! Jia Lee – Senate Hearings Reauthorization of NCLB Jan 2015 from nLightn Media on Vimeo.
We have seen organic opt-out movements over the past couple of years from parents in different parts of the state. We have seen a few heroic teachers, including our very own Beth Dimino, refuse to administer state assessments in the spring. Now… Read More
NYSAPE has started a campaign to purchase “Refuse the Tests” ads on billboards placed strategically around the state. This fall all PJSTA members reduced their VOTE-COPE contributions to $0 for the year. Please consider putting some of that savings towards NYSAPE’s very worthy… Read More
Our friend Arthur Goldstein, who blogs at NYC Educator, has heard a few rumors regarding a new APPR plan. Via NYC Educator… I don’t have a lot of time right now, but several sources I trust tell me there is already a… Read More
Last year we directed you to the Teachers of Conscience position paper. Teachers of Conscience, a group of New York City public schools teachers concerned about market-based reforms and the future of public education, was the group referenced by Beth Dimino in… Read More