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More From McMullan

More from the PJSTA’s Melissa McMullan, who is a participant on the New York State Standard Review Committee.  Below are what she wrote up after the third and fourth days on the committee… Fearless advocates, this is for you! “Be not … Continue reading

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McMullan Reports on Standard Review Committee

PJSTA member Melissa McMullan reports on her experience on the New York State Standard Review Committee… The Cycle of Standards, Instruction and Assessment “Pick battles big enough to matter, small enough to win.”  ~Jonathon Kozol Today was the second day of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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McMullan- What, exactly, is unethical?

I took the piece below from the Students Not Scores website.  It was written by the PJSTA’s very own Melissa McMullan in response to New York State Education Commissioner Mary Ellen Elia referring to teachers as being “unethical” if they support … Continue reading

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A teacher’s perspective: NYSED Learning Summit

I have found that one of the best parts of being a public education activist is having the honor of meeting so many amazing people from across the state.  The fight against the harmful agenda that has been enacted in New … Continue reading

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