2016 | Press Releases

Despite NYSED’s Claim of Major Changes, Common Core Still Intact – Commissioner Elia Misleads the Public Again

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  September 26, 2016More information contact:Lisa Rudley (917) 414-9190; nys.allies@gmail.comBianca Tanis (845) 389-0722; nys.allies@gmail.com  NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE) www.nysape.org      Despite NYSED’s Claim of Major Changes, Common Core Still Intact – Commissioner Elia Misleads the Public Again   Last Wednesday’s release of draft revisions of the Common Core standards left more questions…

2016 | Press Releases

Did NYSED Manipulate Test Scores to Boost Proficiency? Parents Demand Explanation of Anomalies in State Test Data and the Immediate Release of Suppressed Test Information

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  August 5, 2016NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE) www.nysape.orgMore information contact:Lisa Rudley (917) 414-9190Kevin Glynn (631) 291-2905Bianca Tanis (845) 389-0722Email: nys.allies@gmail.com              Did NYSED Manipulate Test Scores to Boost Proficiency? Parents Demand Explanation of Anomalies in State Test Data and the Immediate Release of Suppressed Test Information New data reveals that the percentage of…

2016 | Press Releases

Next Fall School Districts Will Lose State Aid if Flawed Teacher Evaluation Plans That Drive More Testing Are Not in Place – ​Andrew Cuomo Refuses to Fix His Own Mistake

Despite the backlash and outcry of hundreds of thousands of parents across the state against the fatally flawed test and punish law forced into last year’s budget by the Governor, Cuomo and the Senate Majority refused to delink the financial consequences for this harsher plan in today’s budget bills.

2016 | Press Releases

Calling on the Assembly & Senate to Pass Legislation to Repair Public Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  March 24, 2016More information contact:Lisa Rudley (917) 414-9190; nys.allies@gmail.com NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE) www.nysape.org Calling on the Assembly & Senate to Pass Legislation to Repair Public Education On March 20th Assemblyman Todd Kaminsky sponsored four bills that seek to offer relief to the children of New York.  At a crowded press conference…

2016 | Press Releases

NYSAPE supported Regent Candidates 2016

Link to Press Release At-Large Candidates:David Bloomfield – educator (Brooklyn) Resume & Survey Martin Brooks – educator (Long Island) Resume & Survey Manuel (Manny) Felouzis – educator (Long Island) Resume & Survey Tania Mouscardy-Johnson – educator (Long Island) Resume & Survey​Marla Kilfoyle – educator (Long Island) Resume & Survey Lisa Eggert Litvin – parent advocate…