It's time to end high-stakes testing in NY
It’s back-to-school season and our classrooms are humming with possibilities. Each new school year marks a uniquely exciting time for students, teachers and parents alike — but we know they are facing challenges, too.
As a mom of four kids and president of New York State United Teachers, I’ve had countless conversations with educators and public school parents who are concerned about the impacts of counterproductive, high-stakes testing. It’s a major issue that requires a new vision and bold action from New York's elected officials and education leaders.