CTS & NYCOO Issue Joint Statement on Selection of New Ed Commissioner
We at Change the Stakes and NYC Opt Opt have grave concerns about the appointment of MaryEllen Elia as the next Education Commissioner for New York State. We are alarmed both by Ms. Elia’s public record as well as the process by which she was appointed…. [Read More]
Field Tests are Coming, June 1st-10th! Time to OPT OUT!
Grades 3-8 English Language Arts (ELA): April 14-16
Grades 3-8 math: April 22-24
Grades 3-8 Field Tests. ELA & math: June 1-10 (school selects date)
Grades 4 & 8 science, performance: May 20-29 (school selects date)
Grades 4 & 8 science, written: June 1
NYSESLAT Speaking: April 14-May 15 (school selects date)
NYSESLAT Listening, Reading, Writing: May 4-May 15 (school selects date)
Sample Opt Out Letters
State exams / English: .html | .doc
State exams / Spanish: .html | .doc
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