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Looks like we are in the same boat with Louisiana

Just like here in NYS, Louisiana is undertaking a review of the Common Core standards. And just like in NYS, the game is rigged in the interest of maintaining the status quo. Translation? There is no room for divergent thinking … Continue reading

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What is an alternative to the data driven school?

The elected leaders of New York State passed a budget that included education reforms that have been 30 years in the making. These reforms represent the worst that education has to offer. These reforms came about in part because educators … Continue reading

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Opting Out of Governor Cuomo’s Attack on Public Education

Originally posted on Bianca Tanis:
The attack on public education in New York State is taking place on several fronts. On one front, our schools are being underfunded and starved of resources. On the other front, our schools are deemed…

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Refusing the Common Core Tests

Originally posted on Oneonta Area For Public Education:
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…

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Reminder: Education Rally today at 4:30

Don’t forget to attend the Because I Care rally this afternoon at 4:30 in Muller Plaza, Main St. Oneonta.  Hosted by Oneonta Area for Public Education, Worcester Community for Education, Oneonta Teachers Association, Unatego Teachers Association, Gilbertsville-Mt. Upton Teachers Association, Worcester Teachers … 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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My “rabble-rousing rhetoric” for the day.

Originally posted on The Plain Satisfactions:
I was recently directed to a Newsday article by Anne Michaud titled Don’t waste your vote on Stop Common Core. While her article simplisticly reduces the conversation about education reform to a  he said, she said……

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