February 12, 2016 Dear NYS Board of Regents & Commissioner of Education Elia: New York State Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE) is a parent-led grassroots coalition of over 50 parent and educator groups from every corner of our state. On January 15th, NYSAPE called on the NYS Board of Regents to postpone the election of a new…
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…
Please Take Actionby URGING Commissioner MaryEllen Elia and the Board of Regents to include our Opportunity to Learn Index as the school quality indicator in the new state Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) accountability system. ESSA requires states to rate schools on academic factors such as test scores and graduation rates, but also to include a nonacademic school quality, or student success factor, of their choice in the system. Please TAKE ACTION HERE.
Over the past few years, members of the opt out movement have become adept at distinguishing our allies from those who work against us, often behind the scenes. In light of your recent newsletter
CALL ALBANY LEADERS AND YOUR LEGISLATORS to Vote NO to a Budget filled with Governor Cuomo’s Destructive Education Agenda Reforms. Tell Them, Local Control of OUR SCHOOLS is NOT FOR SALE!
Take action Now by calling and emailing these regents below to sign on and vote in support of this position paper. this position paper offers an alternative set of regulations to sed’s proposed regulatons.
Seven brave members of the Board of Regents issued a Position Paper with proposed amendments to the current APPR