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What are Pols Saying About NYSED’s King?

A few state legislators have begun to weigh in on John King’s cowardly acts from last week. State Senator Cecilia Tkaczyk writes… Dear Dr. King, I was greatly saddened to read about your decision to suspend four planned PTA-sponsored Town Hall Meetings… Read More

#SNSRally Going Forward

An estimated 2,000 people converged on Comsewogue High School yesterday to tell the powers that be what they should do with the Common Core State Standards.  The crowd, a mixture of teachers, administrators, parents, students, and other concerned citizens turned out despite… Read More

Notes on the “Students, Not Scores!” Rally

Just a reminder, not that you should need it, that tomorrow is the “Students, Not Scores!” rally that grew out of Dr. Rella’s letters following the release of the NYS Common Core test scores.  The rally begins at 12:00 and is at… Read More

Everyone thinks John King should resign!… and other assorted notes

Our friend Diane Ravitch today called for the resignation of New York State Education Commissioner John King.  Citing the harm King has done to children and educators, Ravitch is calling on all concerned parents, educators, and citizens of New York State to contact… Read More

An Interview with Dr. Joseph Rella

We were fortunate enough to grab a few thoughts from Dr. Rella on his recent celebrity, his interaction with our elected officials, mainstream media’s creative filtering, and most importantly, what we can do to continue to stand up for public education. PJSTA:… Read More