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Teachers Are Warned About Criticizing New York State Tests

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DO NOT MISS THIS: READ THE FIRST COMMENT!  This article exposes the big CON which is being perpetrated on the public. NYC is the largest system in the nation, and the Educational Industrial Complex decimated the schools and silenced the voice of the teachers in a blatant abuse of civil rights. Now, having escaped any accountability for this destruction, they are once again intimidating teachers who explain the truth to parents about opting out. And where was the UFT?A sample: “ The school’s principal explained that 'it didn’t feel safe' for them to speak, adding that their union had informed them that their email could be considered insubordination ! '  And then, in contradiction  of  that,' There were no specific consequences mentioned, but the warnings were enough to deter some educators.” DOUBLE SPEAK... ORWELL IS LAUGHING!
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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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