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The February Professional Times Newsletter Is Here!

Check it out here.

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The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Pearson Tests

Over the course of three consecutive days last week, students in grades 3-8 took Pearson’s New York State (NYS) Common Core English-language arts (ELA) tests.  As was the case in 2013, 2014 a… Source: The Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad … Continue reading

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Would You Pay $250,000 to Play Ed Reform Poker?

If ever you needed a reminder that the corporate reform movement is led by the super-rich, not by public school parents or teachers, this is it. The rephormer group called “Education Reform N… Source: Would You Pay $250,000 to Play … Continue reading

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Teacher to Chris Christie: Here’s my face. Go ahead and punch it.

From the Washington Post…Teacher to Chris Christie: Here’s my face. Go ahead and punch it.

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Good News! Legal Challenge to New York Teacher Evaluations Will Proceed in Court

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Bruce Lederman, an attorney acting on behalf of his wife, experienced elementary school teacher Sheri Lederman, filed suit to challenge the state’s teacher evaluation system. The New York State Education Department sought to…

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Governor Cuomo Says State Tests Are “Meaningless,” So Why Should Students Do Their Best?

Originally posted on Diane Ravitch's blog:
Governor Andrew Cuomo doesn’t understand why students should opt out of state testing, because the tests won’t count against students. Instead, they will be used to rank and evaluate teachers. So, he wonders,…

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Eagles for Education

Below is information about the Eagles for Education golf tournament benefiting the GEF. The GEF helps support Greece teachers and our classrooms. If you have any questions, please use the contact information on the attachment. Eagles for Education

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Should charter schools be closing for rally?

As a matter of policy, should Success Academy Charter Schools, Inc., as taxpayer-funded public schools, be permitted to close their doors and transport students, parents and staff to Albany for a rally? http://www.nysut.org/news/2015/march/nysut-asks-cuomo-tisch-and-berlin-should-charters-be-closing-for-rally

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Stuff a Bus 2015

2015 Stuff-A-Bus Food Drive Results Thank you to all who participated with the food drive. We surpassed last year’s total! (all numbers are in lbs.) Autumn Lane – 352 Brookside – 79 Buckman Hgts – 125 Craig Hill – 220 … Continue reading

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Spencerport rallies against Common Core tests

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