While it is interesting how Common Core assessments are processed in New York once students take them, what happens to the data is far more important.
Freeport Public Schools announced they will not accept parent letters to opt their student out of assessments, students are expected to verbally refuse.
Here is a list of legislation filed filed in 2017 in state houses across the nation dealing with standards, local control, assessments & data privacy.
The New York State Education Department released draft ELA and math standards of which more than half are reportedly different than Common Core.
Bay Shore School District staffers in New York sung a light-hearted parody targeting Common Core, Governor Andrew Cuomo, and opt-outs.
Dennis Ian: Defeat by distraction. That’s the Common Core game plan.
Holy Cross Academy in Oneida, NY realizes that it’s to do more than prepare students for the workforce a goal of Common Core which they say is limiting.
Newsday’s editorial board said that New York State has done everything the opt-out movement can reasonably expect so it should end. They missed the point.
New York City students showed improvement on this year’s Common Core assessment. Susan Edleman with The New York Post said… don’t get too excited.
New York State saw 21% of their students opt-out of the state Common Core Assessments in 2016, this was up from 20% of students in 2015.