By Bill Hammond | The 74
“These are whiplash-inducing times for public schools in New York, as state education leaders keep hitting the brakes on the very reforms they had aggressively pushed only a few years ago.
The Common Core standards that were supposed to assure that students were better prepared for college, careers and citizenship? Both the Board of Regents and a Gov. Cuomo-appointed task force are subjecting them to what Cuomo has called a ‘total reboot.’
The tougher standardized tests that students would have to pass to receive a diploma? The Regents have delayed that by five years, to 2022.”