The Grass Has Taken Roots

Citizens across New York State are pushing forward, the movement to end high stakes testing for use as measures of evaluation for teachers and administrators as well as the data mining of student information that is irrelevant to childhood development, or education, with more strength than ever. Parents are supporting teachers and teachers are supporting […]

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From The Federal Register

United States Code, 2013 Edition Title 20 – EDUCATION – STRENGTHENING AND IMPROVEMENT OF ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOLS SUBCHAPTER I – IMPROVING THE ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT OF THE DISADVANTAGED Sec. 6303 – School improvement (a) State reservations Each State shall reserve 2 percent of the amount the State receives under subpart 2 of part A of […]

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Respect For Everyone

Recently a radio segment featured the author of a book about parents respecting their children. Our current system of education shows little respect for the gifts and talents of our children. By standardizing and normalizing our children according to the data that is collected and inconsequential to the educational development of the child, children who […]

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Better Now Than Ever

There is a resurgence of push back against the common core. “NYS Parents Fight to Reclaim Student Education from Excessive Testing and Data Collection: 250,000 High-Stakes Test Boycotts Planned Statewide” For more information contact: Eric Mihelbergel (716) 553-1123; Jeanette Deutermann (516) 902-9228; NYS Allies for Public Education (NYSAPE) – “Our representatives in […]

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