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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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Local Event: Author Talk & Book Signing by David Greene

All are invited to attend an author talk and book signing featuring David Greene on Saturday, January 17, 2015 from 2-4 pm.  Mr. Greene will be speaking about his new book “Doing the Right Thing: A Teacher Speaks.”  This event … 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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Call for Volunteers

Oneonta Area for Public Education has collaborated with Roots Brewing Company, a new local business in Oneonta for a monthly event we affectionately call Third Thursday. Every third Thursday of the month, members of OAPE will be hosting a social hour … Continue reading

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Refuse NYS Tests—It Will NOT Hurt Your School!

The biggest concern I hear is without a doubt the fear that opting out will hurt a school financially. This fear is what keeps parents on the fence about refusing the upcoming NYS tests in grades 3-8, which start on … 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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free screening of the documentary “Standardized”

The New York State grades 3 -8 testing in math and English Language Arts will begin on April 1st. In response to parent concerns regarding this series of standardized testing, the Oneonta Area for Public Education will co-host a film … Continue reading

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