Category Archives: Local News

Refusing the Common Core Tests

Oneonta Area for Public Education, with support from Worcester Community for Education, will be hosting a Refuse The Test Informational Forum on Saturday, March 21 from 2-4 pm at the Unitarian Universalist Society of Oneonta at 12 Ford Ave.  This … Continue reading

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Because I Care Rally in Oneonta

On Thursday, February 5, 2015, approximately 200 people showed up at the 11th Annual Legislative Forum at the Catskill Regional Teacher Center.  This annual forum has never been so successful.  Last year less than 30 were present.  A horde of … Continue reading

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Oneonta EVENT–Attendance Needed

February 5, 2015. 4:30-5:30 pm. 11th Annual Legislative Forum at the Catskill Regional Teacher Center. 4:30-5:30 pm to take place in the Bugbee School Auditorium, 1 State St. Oneonta–parking and entrance in rear. Teachers, faculty, administrators, education students, and other … Continue reading

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Educational Forum at Sherburne-Earlville high school

Video of the educational forum at Sherburne-Earlville high school: Intro. by Julie Bigger of SECS Parent Advocate Group. Betsy Bloom at 4:20 “How We Got Here” Ken Sider at 11:35 “Teacher’s Perspective & Modules” Kjersti VanSlyke at 27:40 “InBloom & data collection” Carol … 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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Public Invited to Educational Forum

For Immediate Release: January 7, 2014 Information contacts: Danielle Boudet: (607) 316-3173; oneontaareaforpubliceducation@gmail.com Ken Sider: (607) 432-8480. Oa4pe.wordpress.com  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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