Carol Burris with the Network for Public Education, explains how Buffalo, NY is punishing students whose parents opt them out of Common Core assessments.
The assessment opt-out movement in New York is alive and well and growing as students take the Common Core ELA Assessment this week.
Probably the fastest way to end the high-stakes testing culture would be if state education leaders were held accountable and judged by them as well.
Carol Burris, Principal of South Side High School in New York, last week wrote about four “flimflams” in Common Core at The Washington Post’s Answer Sheet blog run by Valarie Strauss. Flimflam #1 was this – “The Common Core standards are internationally benchmarked and grounded in research.” The fact that the Common Core is dataless […]
Below is an excerpt from a guest blog written by Carol Burris, Principal at South Side High School in New York. She was named the 2013 High School Principal of the Year by the School Administrators Association of New York and the National Association of Secondary School Principals. In 2010 she was named the New […]