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    Letter to Parents about Testing

    posted Oct 27, 2013, 12:17 PM by Sean Feeney

    We have prepared a new letter that aims to communicate the concerns that principals across New York State have regarding the recent changes in testing in New York State. Please read the paper by following this link. You can support the paper here!

    Updated APPR Letter Posted

    posted Oct 3, 2013, 8:09 PM by Sean Feeney

    Updated APPR Letter (finally!) with Signatories!

    Updated APPR Letter with Signatories

    posted Mar 14, 2013, 5:53 PM by Sean Feeney

    An updated letter with signatories has been posted to the site. It is available below or in the Documents section. We now have 1539 New York State principal signatories (that represents over one-third of all public school principals in NYS!) and over 6,100 friends.

    Updated APPR Letter with Signatories

    posted Mar 2, 2013, 11:12 AM by Sean Feeney

    An updated letter with signatories has been posted to the site. It is available below or in the Documents section. We now have 1536 New York State principal signatories (that represents over one-third of all public school principals in NYS!) and nearly 6,100 friends.

    More than a Number

    posted Feb 27, 2013, 5:20 PM by Sean Feeney   [ updated Mar 14, 2013, 6:22 PM ]

    More than a Number: How State Testing is Affecting the Educational and Emotional Health of our Students

    April 10th, Hofstra University Adams Playhouse, 7:00 pm

     

    Join a panel discussion on consisting of:

    • Dr. William Johnson, Superintendent
    • Dr. Carol Burris, Principal
    • Dr. Sean C. Feeney, Principal
    • Sharon Fougner, Principal
    • Dr. Don Sternberg, Principal
    • Dr. Sheri Lederman, Teacher
    • Nikhil Goyal, Student Author
    • Dr. Lola Nouryan, Psychologist
    • Leonie Haimson, Parent

    as we explore the way that the increased emphasis on State testing is impacting our students and schools.

    Register for this free event at newyorkprincipals.eventbrite.com.


    Updated APPR Letter with Signatories

    posted Feb 14, 2013, 7:12 PM by Sean Feeney

    An updated letter with signatories has been posted to the site. It is available below or in the Documents section. We now have 1535 New York State principal signatories (that represents over one-third of all public school principals in NYS!) and over  6,500 friends.

    End High Stakes Testing

    posted Jan 5, 2013, 8:04 AM by Sean Feeney   [ updated Jan 5, 2013, 8:05 AM ]

    Carol started a petition to end high stakes testing. Read her petition and support her efforts through this link

    Updated APPR Paper with Signatories

    posted Jan 5, 2013, 6:27 AM by Sean Feeney

    An updated letter with signatories has been posted to the site. It is available below or in the Documents section. We now have 1535 New York State principal signatories (that represents over one-third of all public school principals in NYS!) and over  6,500 friends.

    Race the the Top Implementation Costs

    posted Nov 13, 2012, 5:56 PM by Sean Feeney   [ updated Nov 13, 2012, 5:57 PM ]

    The Lower Hudson Council of School Superintendents prepared an impressive Discussion Brief on the cost of implementing Race to the Top. Prepared by Dr. Ken Mitchell, an educator with decades of experience at all levels, this document is extremely readable and important. Read this report through the link below.

    Updated APPR Paper with Signatories

    posted Nov 13, 2012, 5:50 PM by Sean Feeney   [ updated Nov 13, 2012, 5:50 PM ]

    An updated letter with signatories has been posted to the site. It is available below or in the Documents section. We now have 1515 New York State principal signatories (that represents over one-third of all public school principals in NYS!) and over  6,500 friends.

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