Sunday, March 17, 2013

Are you concerned about High Stakes Testing? Join us on Tuesday April 2nd

Educators, parents, and community members have joined together to build a public information campaign about the negative impacts of high-stakes testing. Race to the Top (RTTT), along with state and federal disinvestment and a tax "cap", are creating unprecedented changes in how we educate and how we fund education in our state.

Re-thinking Testing seeks to:
1. Educate parents and community members about how high-stakes testing hurts students, schools, and public education; 2. Inform community members about the fiscal impact of high-stakes testing on school budgets and on their school taxes; and 3. Examine how high-stakes testing takes away resources from other educational and after-school programs that the local community values

Join the Conversation
Tuesday April 2nd, 2013, 7:00pm
Elting Memorial Library, 93 Main Street, New Paltz

Are you concerned about the effects of High Stakes Testing? Join Rethinking Testing on Tuesday April 2nd, 7:00 pm at the Elting Memorial Library in New Paltz. Talk to others who are working on spreading awareness about the negative impacts of high stakes testing, share your experiences and concerns, and learn more about taking action.

For more information about this event, contact: Cynthia Listort at 914.388.3456 or Bianca Tanis at 845.389.0722. To learn more about “Re-Thinking Testing: Mid-Hudson”, visit our website, find us on Facebook, email ReThinkingTestingMidHudson@gmail.com, or call KT Tobin at 845.206.8853.

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