The Biden Administration Fails to Put Children First; NYSAPE Urges Parents to Opt-Out
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The Biden Administration Fails to Put Children First; NYSAPE Urges Parents to Opt-Out

The Biden Administration Fails to Put Children First; NYSAPE Urges Parents to Opt Out

In a recent letter released by Ian Rosenblum, Acting Assistant Secretary of Education and former Executive Director of the reformer organization Education Trust NY, the USDOE and the Biden Administration have signaled that testing waivers submitted by the states will be denied this year.

For Equity’s Sake, Cancel Regent Exams NOW & Ask USDOE for Waiver for 3rd-8th Grade State Tests
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For Equity’s Sake, Cancel Regent Exams NOW & Ask USDOE for Waiver for 3rd-8th Grade State Tests

We hope this email finds you and your families well during these unprecedented times. Please sign this petition NOW to Commissioner Dr. Rosa and the NYS Board of Regents, urging them to immediately cancel the Regents exams scheduled for this spring and to request a waiver from the US Department of Education for the 3rd-8th grade annual state tests.

Dr. Betty Rosa for U.S. Secretary of Education
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Dr. Betty Rosa for U.S. Secretary of Education

November 27, 2020 RE: Dr. Betty Rosa for U.S. Secretary of Education Dear President-elect Biden and Vice President-elect Harris, We are New York State Allies For Public Education (NYSAPE), a NY education advocacy organization of over 60 grassroots organizations across NYS and the country. We write to give our strongest endorsement for the U.S. Secretary…

Governor Cuomo: Do not allow the Gates Foundation to influence education policy in our state
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Governor Cuomo: Do not allow the Gates Foundation to influence education policy in our state

Dear Parents, Educators & Community members, I hope this email finds you and your family doing well during these uncertain times. During Governor Cuomo’s press conference today, he announced working with Bill Gates and the Gates Foundation to guide NYS on ‘reimagining’ our schools. NYSAPE along with Class Size Matters and Parent Coalition for Student Privacy has sent this letter below…

Urge the NY State Attorney General Letitia James to investigate the College Board’s illegal and unethical selling of personal student data.
2019 | Action Alerts

Urge the NY State Attorney General Letitia James to investigate the College Board’s illegal and unethical selling of personal student data.

Dear NYSAPE Friends,Thanks to the advocacy of you and hundreds of other parents, we convinced the NY State Education Department not to revise the student privacy regulations so that the College Board and ACT could not continue selling student data. NYSED has now posted the regulations for a third round of comments, due Dec. 9….

NY’s Children Have Lost a Great Advocate & Friend: Remembering Regent Judith Johnson
2019 | Press Releases

NY’s Children Have Lost a Great Advocate & Friend: Remembering Regent Judith Johnson

Dear NYSAPE friends,A deep void is already being felt with the sudden passing of the honorable Regent Judith Johnson on Tuesday. Regent Johnson was in the last year of her first 5-year term on the Board of Regents representing Judicial District 9 (Westchester, Rockland, Putnam, Dutchess and Orange counties) when she passed. We were all…