Category Archives: Statewide news & events

Protect Our Schools

Oneonta’s Protect Our Schools demonstration on March 26 at 4:30 at the former Center Street School will be the capstone of a series of successful Protect Our Schools events that have been taking place across NYS. (NYC had over 100 … Continue reading

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Protect Our Schools Statewide Demonstrations

Oneonta will be participating in a statewide campaign to promote unity amongst parents, teachers, students, administrators, and other members of our communities. The Oneonta event will begin at 4:30 pm on March 26 at the Center Street School Building, 31 … Continue reading

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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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NYSAPE Responds to Governor Cuomo

January 5, 2015 Dear Governor Cuomo, We, the undersigned members of NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE), are writing in response to the December 18th letter to the Commissioner and Chancellor that Mr. Malatras wrote on your behalf. By responding to … Continue reading

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John King Resigns

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: December 11, 2014 More information contact: Eric Mihelbergel (716) 553-1123; nys.allies@gmail.com Lisa Rudley (917) 414-9190; nys.allies@gmail.com NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE) – http://www.nysape.org John King Resigns: Parents & Educators Call for a New Direction from the … Continue reading

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Regents Pathways – Not the answer to the problem.

Originally posted on One Mom's Journey Through Education Reform:
Let’s take a moment to look at this graphic EngageNY/NYSED is using to market Regents Pathways to us as a solution to the fact that some students will just never…

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Common Core Regents, Our Next Concern

Amid growing concerns over Common Core State Standards across the nation, there has been little talk about the effects the new standards will have on high school students in New York State, as the NYS Regents become fully aligned with … Continue reading

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