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Attention, New York Parents and Educators: Regent Tilles Has Not Agreed to Vote "NO"

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 .If you live in Long Island, please let him know what you think. Ravitch says she heard from reliable sources that Regent Tilles intends to vote yes on test-based evaluation. Despite the massive opt outs in the region he represents, and the respected superintendents in his region who have spoken out against it, he still intends to approve the governor's plan.  I hope he has read this analysis of the law, which shows why he and other Regents should vote against it

The three likeliest to flip their votes are Roger Tilles, Josephine Finn, and Lester Young.  who surely know that the governor's plan will compel teachers in New York's most segregated schools to double down on test prep and to cheat the children of the arts, physical education, science, history, geography, civics, and everything else that is not tested. get emails here

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