By Brooklyn Reader

April 13, 2015, 3:29 pm

 

(l to r): Senator Hamilton, Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon and City Council Member Brad Lander

(l to r): Senator Hamilton, Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon and City Council Member Brad Lander

On Wednesday, April 15, Senator Hamilton, Assemblymember Jo Anne Simon, and City Council Member Brad Lander will bring together principals, teachers, parents and education advocates for a community forum on the pros and cons of high-stakes testing.

The community dialogue on high-stakes testing will provide an opportunity for elected officials to hear from the community and give updates on budgetary, legislative, and political developments. Parents and educators from more than twenty schools have been invited. The school-to-school, grassroots dialogue will include discussion of recent developments.

WHO: Senator Jesse Hamilton (moderator), Assembly Member Jo Anne Simon, City Council Member Brad Lander, Zipp Mills, Principal of PS 261, Takiema Bunche Smith, Parent and inaugural Director of the Early Education Leadership Institute, Mary Beth Caroll, Special Education Teacher and Reading Specialist at PS 372/The Children’s School, Jody Drezner Alperin, and PS 10 Parent Organizer Ann Cook from Time Out From Testing

WHAT: Panel Discussion and Forum on High-Stakes testing

WHEN: Wednesday, April 15, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

WHERE:  Old First Reformed Church, 729 Carroll St. at 7th Ave., Bklyn


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