Let Your Voice Be HeardSource: NYSUT Communications
NYSUT officers and leaders are making a strong case for a three-year moratorium on the use of state assessments for high-stakes consequences for students and teachers, saying that a mid-course correction is essential for restoring confidence in the Common Core State Standards. "We're supportive of the potential of the Common Core, but New York's implementation plan was ill-conceived from day one," said NYSUT President Dick Iannuzzi. The call for a moratorium headlines the many salvos from NYSUT members, leaders, parents and administrators demanding the new standards be fully and properly implemented, evaluated and corrected before they are used to place and label students or used for high-stakes consequences. Following are links to more information and action steps.
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