2014 | Press Releases

New Yorkers Moved the Needle on the Board of Regents Vote & Process, but Not Enough

The leaders of the NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE), a coalition of more than 45 parent and educator groups throughout the state, are dissatisfied that despite the nearly universal criticism of the Regents Reform agenda, three of the four incumbents were re-appointed by the legislature.  Although there was strong pushback by those who either voted no, or voted for another candidate, the status quo has prevailed.   High stakes testing, data privacy, and the lack of scrutiny of the