School boards agree: Put the brakes on high-stakes testing (Updated 2x)


School boards across the state are passing resolutions asking the State Education Department to ease its reliance on standardized test scores in making decisions ranging from student placement to school accountability status to teacher evaluations. The West Irondequoit school board in Monroe County went a step further. Click here for the full letter signed by the […]

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Fight Back Friday: May 15 matters


We are now 11 days until most school districts submit their 2012-13 budgets to voters. The mainstream media is finally putting out more information about the real impact of the tax cap. Here’s one article about what the cap will do to a number of districts south of Kingston and north of Manhattan. Here’s a […]

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