School-to-School Dialogue on High Stakes Testing
Wednesday, April 15th, 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
With the approval in Albany of changes to the way teachers are evaluated, parent leaders and advocates are considering what the next steps will be.
Now is the time to address the implications of increased emphasis on high-stakes testing: the tests have an oversize impacts on the lives of students, parents, teachers, and other school staff members.
State Senator Jesse Hamilton, Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon, and Councilmember Brad Lander will host a community dialogue on high-stakes testing this Wednesday. They will provide information on how different school communities can organize around these issues and give updates on budgetary, legislative, and political developments.
Members of various school communities can share their strategies and perspectives because everybody's schools are affected.
For additional information, contact Paul Rothblatt in Senator Hamilton's office at (718) 284-4700.
Registration isn't required, but it's appreciated. Call (718) 284-4700 or fill out the form at tinyurl.com/schoolforum.
Old First Reformed Church
729 Carroll Street, corner of 7th Avenue
Park Slope, Brooklyn