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.
The leaders of the NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE), a coalition of more than 45 parent and educator groups from throughout the state, acknowledge that the passage of Assembly bill A8929 http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?bn=A08929&term=2013 is a step in the right direction, but we urge the Senate
Urgent! Take action to strengthen data privacy regulations in NYS. SED is still collecting very sensitive, personally identifiable data on our children. As a result of the controversy over inBloom and related issues, the NY State legislature passed Education Law §2-d in 2014, with the goal of protecting the privacy and the security of student data that schools, districts…
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My name is ( ) and I am calling to demand the resignations of Education Commissioner John King & Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch and to make the NYS Standardized Tests public. Tens of thousands of concerned citizens disagree with the current NYS education reforms. They are not listening to parents or educators on the need to revamp the Common Core standards, lessen the focus on testing, and to stop thrusting one-size-fits-all statewide curriculum