Where New York City parents can learn about high-stakes testing in New York State and find tools for organizing their school communities
You may have heard some wacky claims coming from state and city officials this year about supposed fixes to high-stakes testing. Don’t believe the hype. In April 2016:
And, most importantly, high-stakes testing is still ruling our classrooms and schools.
If you are new to the opt out issue, check out:
- Myths & Facts about the state tests
- 10 Reasons to Opt Out
- Frequently Asked Questions about Opt Out
- New York State Exams Quiz.
Invite parents from your school to one of these forums — or hold one of your own! Email us if you need a speaker: nycoptout (at) gmail.com.
21 West 111th Street bet. 5th Ave & Lenox/Malcolm X Blvd.
SATURDAY, APRIL 2
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