Monthly Archives: January 2014

Big News about Test Refusals

Big News!!! Congressman Chris Gibson publicly stated that he opted his own children out of the state tests last year and plans to do the same thing this year. At our Saturday forum in Oneonta, NY, Congressman Chris Gibson expressed … Continue reading

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Carol Burris at the Oneonta High School

Despite the most despicable weather on January 18th, our forum “On the State of Education in NY: Reform & Resistance” was another successful dialogue on education policy.  For those of you who would like to review Carol’s Skype presentation, we … Continue reading

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Frank Sutliff at the Oneonta High School

With Frank’s permission, we’re sharing the transcript of the powerful speech he gave at our January 18th event at the Oneonta High School, “On the State of Education in NY: Reform & Resistance.”  Frank Sutliff is 30 year veteran of … Continue reading

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Wall Street Can Keep Their Merit Pay: We Don’t Want It

As many in the field of education have known for decades, rewards and punishments as incentives for performance have been discredited. Bringing it to the public schools is just another step towards the wrong-headed corporatization of public education. Despite Obama’s … Continue reading

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Special Education Forum THIS Saturday

As a reminder, this Saturday, January 18th, Oneonta Area for Public Education will host an event at 2:00 pm at the Oneonta High School auditorium. This event is free and open to the public and accessible to persons with disabilities. All … Continue reading

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NYSAPE Response to Governor Cuomo’s State of the State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  January 8, 2014 More information contact: Eric Mihelbergel (716) 553-1123; Lisa Rudley (917) 414-9190; NYS Allies for Public Education Governor Cuomo Continues to Avoid Addressing New Yorkers on Public Education Parents, educators and community … Continue reading

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Public Invited to Educational Forum

For Immediate Release: January 7, 2014 Information contacts: Danielle Boudet: (607) 316-3173; Ken Sider: (607) 432-8480.  Public Invited to Attend Educational Forum: “Carol Burris: On the State of Education in NY—Reform & Resistance” Oneonta Area for Public Education … Continue reading

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