Comments: Thursday, June 7, 2018

  • Message for chancellor on standardized testing June 7, 2018

    As someone who has been highly critical of New York State’s standardized testing due to the fact that it was an attempt to tie teacher evaluations to student scores, I ironically find myself in support of Chancellor Richard Carranza’s position that children should not skip the New York State tests administered each year to 3rd–8th-graders.

  • Gun protests should not eclipse sound judgment June 7, 2018

    The New York Teacher ran two articles in the April 5 issue in support of the anti-gun March for our Lives demonstration.

  • A lesson for Mark Janus June 7, 2018

    He should read a history book. My grandmother remembered when the elderly had to break rocks on the side of the road in order to earn food or be placed in the “work house.”

  • Salute to nurses June 7, 2018

    Nurses, along with teachers, are the unsung heroes of the world!

  • #UnionProud is oh-so correct June 7, 2018

    Good for you, Sharon (Henderson, who was featured in the Union Proud feature in the May 3 issue of New York Teacher).

  • The need for paid parental leave June 7, 2018

    My due date is today, April 24. I am 40 weeks at the moment. I am going to work every day until my water breaks so that I do not use up the days in my sick bank.

  • Taking action for Puerto Rico June 7, 2018

    I am proud to share the social action project that was spearheaded by the members of my leadership class.

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