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Stop the school grading system- reduce class size!

568 Signatures Goal: 1,000

We are vehemently opposed to the new DOE school grading system. These grades are unfair, simplistic and arbitrary, are based on statistically unreliable measures, and will hurt rather than help our schools. By awarding each school a grade from A to F, the progress report trivializes the complexity of teaching, and will drive schools towards even more test prep and less learning, as well as further deprive our children of art, music, and physical education. We demand that the energy, focus, personnel and millions of dollars that have been spent on devising this system, as well as the entire data collection system known as ARIS, interim assessments, financial incentives for high test scores, and

Sponsor

Class Size Matters is a non-profit organization of parents and other concerned citizens dedicated to achieving smaller classes in New York City and in the nation as a whole.

Links

www.classsizematters.org http://nycpublicschoolparents.blogspot.com/

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