To learn more about where things stand on the 2015 NY State Tests, the Teacher Evaluation System and Law for NY State, and the impact of the opt-out movement, click here.
A few recent pieces from elsewhere worth looking at:
Hit Restart on Teacher Evaluations: NY State Educators call for the NY State Regents to “keep its current system in place and use at least the rest of 2015 to design a system that would promote classroom instruction and hold teachers accountable.”
John Oliver on the state of testing in America: Humorous critique of the impact of high stakes testing on schools across the country.
Why the Movement to Opt Out of Common Core Tests is a Big Deal: Principal Carol Burris details the size and diversity of NY State’s opt out movement and the reasoning behind it.