#NYSOS 2016

#NYSOS 2016

Today, Governor Cuomo gave his annual State of the State report. While he touched on many important topics what was interesting was what issues he chose to exclude, gloss over, and tell untruths about. One of these topics was K-12 education, he spent less time talking about education then he did other topics and he […]

You Have Rights! Refuse the Tests

You Have Rights! Refuse the Tests

  Click on the following two links to download test refusal information including refusal letter in English and Spanish. BRING SOME COPIES TO YOUR NEXT SCHOOL BOARD MEETING. SEND A FEW OUT WITH YOUR CHRISTMAS CARDS THIS YEAR. SHARE THE JOY!   FOT_When the Tests Lie FOT Pamphlet Test Refusal Information – English and Espanol […]

Listening Sessions Called the Common Core Farce Sessions

Listening Sessions Called the Common Core Farce Sessions

The resistance to the Common Core State Standards – what was foisted upon New York in 2009 in a Race to the Top grant – is continuously being unraveled all around New York.  Parents are leading the resistance along with education activists and others. Recently New Yorkers United for Kids sent a letter to Governor Cuomo […]

When The Tests Lie – Dr. Peg Luksik, Aug 25 Recording

Does this testing system work? NO, it doesn’t. It’s not really measuring academic achievement. And this is not a deep dark secret. It is critically important to remove your child from this mechanism that sorts children. Don’t be fooled! Listen to this recording and share it with others.    

Dr. Peg Luksik on Common Core Tests

Dr. Peg Luksik on Common Core Tests

Limited seating for the April 28 East Meadow, NY Education Forum with National Education Expert Dr. Peg Luksik from www.foundedontruth.com. Please email us at info@nyunited4kids.com and request the number of seats you would like for this special event.   Dr. Peg Luksik – Dr. Peg Luksik is a Pennsylvania teacher with over 35 years of […]

But they say

Why do teachers give tests?  The answer seems pretty obvious that teachers give tests to see what the students have learned. So why do we advocate to refuse tests? That answer is pretty easy once you know the specifics about the high stakes tests we are advocating to parents to refuse for their children. But […]