DOE New Grading Policy Does Not Remedy Inequity in Remote Learning

The MORE caucus believes that it is inequitable to cumulatively grade academic work for the remainder of this academic year for student’s permanent records. Given the losses and traumas that the coronavirus pandemic has created and exacerbated, especially for our public schools students who are majority low-income and students of color, as well as theContinue reading “DOE New Grading Policy Does Not Remedy Inequity in Remote Learning”

Regents Scoring Debacle – Trouble for English Language Learners

The following is an op-ed written by MORE’s Joanna Yip about the effect of the Regents scoring problems on a particularly vulnerable population. Dear Editor, Yesterday, SchoolBook, the Daily News, and Gotham Schools reported on the Regents scoring debacle that is unfolding all over the city. I would like to call attention to the waysContinue reading “Regents Scoring Debacle – Trouble for English Language Learners”