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NYSUT gets State Education Department to rescind Regents Exam gag order | NYSUT.org

ALBANY, N.Y. June 22, 2017 — The State Education Department has rescinded its “gag order” that restricted teachers from discussing questions on this June’s Regents exams, New York State United Teachers said today. “This is a clear victory for educators.  Teachers must be able to speak out about unfair or erroneous exam questions that hurt [...]

June 26th, 2017|

Dear Betsy: Jim Crow was not a choice – Voices On Campus – Medium

Betsy Devos — our nation’s secretary of education — needs a history lesson. As the esteemed presidents of more than 60 historically black colleges and universities gathered at the White House, she praised HBCUs as “real pioneers when it comes to school choice.” She must have forgotten — or she never knew — that Jim Crow laws prohibited black people from attending white [...]

March 4th, 2017|

NAACP Calls for Moratorium on Charter Schools

AQE Supports NAACP Call for Charter Moratorium New York State has its own Issues With Charter Accountability, Moratorium May be Appropriate NEW YORK (October 25, 2016) - The NAACP’s call for charter school moratorium is timely and warranted. As the charter sector has grown, there has been limited public accountability and a great cause for [...]

October 26th, 2016|