Forum on NYS Testing in Guilderland,NY

If you would like to find out more information about the NYS tests and live in the Capital Region, please come to the Westmere Fire  House in Guilderland in April 2 at 6:30. Please see flyer attached.  

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Nysed threatens to squash school board for test refusal.

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Ken ton school board voted tonight to consider not giving the common core state tests. This is a huge step in the right direction. We await word of when the final decision will be made.

But guess what?

At the meeting, it was announced that they received an email from the Deputy of NYSED, who said NYSED has the right to dissolve the BOE if they refuse to administer the tests as a whole. Looks like this says they can.

http://codes.lp.findlaw.com/nycode/EDN/I/7/30

This is just incredible. No words.

Now it’s up to PARENTS TO PROTECT THE SCHOOL BOARD with 100% refusal.

http://www.ericthebige.net/blog/urgent-protect-ken-ton-school-board-by-opting-out.

“On March 24, 2015, the Ken-Ton School Board unanimously voted “Yes” to ‘seriously consider’ boycotting the administration of grade 3-8 NYS Common Core tests.

During the board’s presentation, President Bob Dana said that they have been contacted by the NYS Education Department (NYSED) and have been told that if…

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