Tag Archives: Common Core

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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Is There School Tomorrow, Mom?

The following was written by an area mother.  It describes her second grader’s gradually hatred of school. Is There School Tomorrow, Mom? I am becoming increasingly frustrated, disillusioned, agitated and very sad at how much school has changed over the … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Governor Cuomo, protect our children!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 4, 2013 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 – http://www.nysape.org   New Yorkers Call on Governor Cuomo to Step Up to the Plate … Continue reading

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