Purpose

Senate Standing Committee on Education
Chair: Senator John J. Flanagan
Public Hearing: The Regents Reform Agenda: “Assessing” Our Progress
Place: Senate Hearing Room, 250 Broadway, 19th Floor, New York, New York
Time: 10:00 A.M. – 2:00 P.M.
Contact: Robin Mueller (518) 455-2071
Media Contact: Robert Caroppoli (631) 361-2154
ORAL TESTIMONY BY INVITATION ONLY

Transcript of October 29, 2013 Hearing in New York City

October 29, 2013 Hearing Agenda

New York State Education Department/New York State Board of Regents

Michael Mulgrew, President, United Federation of Teachers

Shael Polakow-Suransky, Chief Academic Officer, New York City Department of Education

Karen Sprowal

Jan Johnson

Jan Johnson Letter

Jan Johnson PDF

Deborah Rayow, Vice-President, Core Curriculum and Credit Recovery, Edgenuity

Tenicka Boyd, StudentsFirstNY

Nathalie Elivert, StudentsFirstNY

Leonie Haimson, Executive Director, Class Size Matters

Class Size Matters Power Point

Zakiyah Ansari, Advocacy Director, Alliance for Quality Education

Dr. Monty Neill, Ed.D., Executive Director, FairTest

NCLB’s Lost Decade for Educational Progress by Monty Neill

Student Assessment Profile - submitted by Monty Neill

Marco Battistella, Member of the Steering Committee of Time Out From Testing

Letter submitted by Marco Battistella

James Merriman, CEO of the NYC Charter School Center

Sheila Kaplan Founder, Education New York

Council of School Administrators

Rosalie Friend, NYS Information Coordinator, Save Our Schools

John Owens, Teacher and Author

Excerpt from John Owens

Excerpt from John Owens

Fred Smith, Retirmed Member of NYC Department of Education, Testing Department

Nicholas Lawrence, 8th Grade Teacher and Educators 4 Excellence Member

Stephen Boese, Executive Director, Learning Disabilities Association of NYS

Call To Action from Stephen Boese

Dr. Ruth Powers Silverberg, Ed.D Associate Professor, College of Staten Island