News from the NYSUT Representative Assembly: Delegates Support Parents’ Right to Opt Out

NYSUT votes ‘no confidence’ in King; calls for his removal
April 4, 2014

According to a NYSUT press release dated April 4, 2014, “Delegates to New York State United Teachers’ 42nd Representative Assembly today voted “no confidence” in the policies of State Education Commissioner John King Jr. and called for his immediate removal by the Board of Regents.”

The press release continues, noting, “In a unanimous voice vote, the nearly 3,000 delegates also formally withdrew the union’s support for the Common Core standards as interpreted and implemented in New York state and, in a separate resolution, supported the rights of parents and guardians to opt their children out of high-stakes tests.”[emphasis added]

Read more here:
http://www.nysut.org/news/2014/april/ra-2014/nysut-votes-no-confidence-in-king-calls-for-his-removal

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News from the NYSUT Representative Assembly: Delegates Support Parents’ Right to Opt Out

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