The Executive Board of ST Caucus sent a letter to NYSUT officers regarding the testing related resolutions that were approved at the RA in Buffalo. Please see the letters below.
The delayed response from our NYSUT president clearly reveals the doublespeak rank and file must muddle through-- our evaluation system is broken, yet NYSUT Leadership refuses to use its organizing power to rouse members to take the only action rank and file has the power to exert....opt out or refusal. No other action is taking place on our behalf to curtail the policies that have decimated our professional integrity, not even a concerted effort against the use of faulty metrics. ST Caucus will continue to advocate for opt-out and fighting for standards that are developmentally appropriate.
Actions speak louder than words. Here is what we all can do: