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NYSAPE Nothing has changed 2016

I am terribly concerned about the impact of high stakes testing on the education of our children for a number of reasons that you can read about starting here and here.  I am encouraging all parents of students in grades 3-8 to REFUSE the state tests for their students in April 2016.

However Common Core testing is not the only problem with New York’s education system right now.  There are problems with the Common Core Standards.  Excessive data is being collected on our students.  Parents are being shut out of the education of their students.  All of these issues are rolled into the package given to us as ‘Common Core’ and …

Common Core has to GO!!!

Helping parents navigate the ins and outs of public eductation in Kingston, New York