Tag: Common Core

You Are Still Being Evaluated on Tests

“There are teacher evaluations that are in the report and they are connected to tests, either state tests or locally approved tests,” Cuomo said on Sunday in Syracuse. A must read from Reality-Based Educator.

Common Core Panel’s Recommendations

Politico New York is claiming that Governor Cuomo’s Common Core Task Force is ready to make recommendations now that it’s statewide “We’re not listening!” tour has concluded. Via Keshia Clukey in Politico New York… In its draft report of recommendations to the… Read More

Receivership, #TeachStrong, and STCaucus

Some interesting news stories involving education and, by extension, teacher unions have broken recently.  After a lot of contemplation a few things regarding our unions have really come to the forefront of my thoughts.  Let’s get to the issues at hand first…. Read More

PJSTA Members Speak Out at Common Core Task Force Hearing

Three PJSTA members spoke at today’s hearing with the Common Core Task Force at Stony Brook University. Melissa McMullan can be seen speaking here. Beth Dimino follows Jeanette Deutermann here. Brian St. Pierre can be seen in the video embedded below.  Thank… Read More

Some Links to Check Out

Some reading to keep you busy… With the AFT having already issued an early endorsement of Hillary Clinton and the NEA supposedly set to do the same, Curmudgucation looks at Hillary’s stance of public education. Samantha Winslow discusses the SEA settlement that… Read More