So many people I know have a story about a teacher who changed their life. For me it was Eileen Daniel Riddle and James Gilchrist.
The Network for Public Education is calling for a national Opt Out of high stakes standardized testing, supporting the tens of thousands of parents and children nation wide, who will be refusing to participate the annual tests.
A short, informational and fun primer on Refusing the Tests! Please Visit optoutnyc.com/opt-out/frequently-asked-questions-faq/
Jamaal Bowman’s presentation before the first NYS Common Core Testing Task Force Oct 29th 2015
Dr. Yohuru Willams gave the Keynote at The Call to Educational Justice Conference on Oct 17th. This is 12 min of his 20 min presentation.
Principal Jamaal Bowman from CASA Middle School in the Bronx opened the October 17th conference The Call to Educational Justice.
Special Education Teacher, Jia Lee from the Earth School in NYC was invited to give testimony before the Senate Health, Education, Labor & Pensions Committee, to discuss the re-authorization of No Child Left Behind.