Tag: Beth Dimino
The incoming chancellor’s remarks—made the same day as the gathering at East Islip Middle School—consequently carry enormous weight. Education advocates therefore view her acknowledgement that she’d “opt-out” as indication of a historically seismic shift—an alignment, even—away from the state’s long-held support of Common Core, and toward what opponents term “common sense” education policy.
Preliminary unofficial figures suggest more than double the 30,000 LI students who opted out last year refused the latest round of Common Core exams.
"We are in the midst of a vast social experiment on the children of the nation and it is all tied to the standardized test."
"Getting rid of the testing will cause this entire nonsensical system to implode."