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 have sent this letter below …
When presented with the opportunity to amend and recall bad education laws left on the books from last year, Albany failed to act in the best interest of the children of New York. Only several legislators pushed
Albany must act now to fix broken education laws as the NYS Legislature approaches the end of session. Thousands of New Yorkers call on the Senate and Assembly to bring Andrew Cuomo’s donor driven
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.
The Governor’s Common Core Task Force released a list of recommendations last Thursday, Dec. 10th. The recommendations while a reflection of the parent and educator voices around the state do not alone restore trust in Albany.
uggested Call Script:
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
This weekend President Obama’s administration acknowledged its role and responsibility in the massive expansion of testing in schools, and declared US Department of Education would be part of the solution.
Cuomo announced yesterday another politically motivated and biased Commission to raise his poll ratings — with no representation from parents who led the Opt Out movement, early education classroom teachers, or Common Core critics of any kind.
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
New York State Allies for Public Education, a statewide coalition of more than fifty parent and advocacy groups, reject Governor’s Cuomo’s tax-credit scheme clearly linked to ALEC model privatization legislation t