Tag: Common Core

Parents and Educators Outraged by Regents Unwillingness to Assume Responsibility and Change Course

Via NYSAPE, of which the PJSTA is a member…   Parents and Educators Outraged by Regents Unwillingness to Assume Responsibility and Change Course   The leaders of the NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE), a coalition of more than 45 parent and educator groups from throughout the state, expressed extreme disappointment that the NYS Regent …

Long Island Common Core Poll

Via Diane Ravitch… Even as the Néw York Board of Regents made minor tweaks to the Common Core standards and testing, a poll by News 12, Long Island’s only TV news station, showed simmering anti – Common Core sentiment in this crucial suburban area. 8% say Delay It 86% say Eliminate It 6% say Leave It …

PJSTA’s McMullan Responds to Newsday’s Propaganda

Those unfortunate souls who still read Newsday may have seen an editorial in today’s edition titled, “Stop the testing tug-of-war”.  Other editions seemed to have it titled “Don’t Slow Down the Common Core in New York”.  It was a real propoganda piece in which Newsday shilled for the Common Core.  The PJSTA’s Melissa McMullan penned …

Cuomo’s Rigged Common Core Panel

Yesterday, Andy Cuomo, the self-proclaimed “Lobbyist for Students” announced his Common Core Implementation Panel.  In a move that surprised absolutely nobody, the panel is stacked with people who have already professed their love for the common core publicly.  It would seem as though the reason it took our esteemed governor such a long time to …

NEA Survey On Common Core

I received this in my email yesterday.  All PJSTA members should be sure to take the survey.  I made sure to tell the NEA to STOP SUPPORTING THE COMMON CORE! Dear BRIAN STPIERRE, Your state education association and the National Education Association want to hear from you on some of the most important education issues …