Monthly Archives: December 2012

Newtown

I had absolutely no plan to discuss security in schools, or gun control on this blog.  But the events at the Sandy Hook Elementary school on Friday, December 14 leave me no choice.  I just can’t post a blog about … Continue reading

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I-ready, a real discussion

So, to answer the question I posed in my previous post, What IS the I-Ready test?  And did you even know that your elementary school child had taken it? Back in September, all K-5 students in the Ossining public schools … Continue reading

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APPR, CCSS and RTTP. Or, What is the I-ready test?

So, what is this I-Ready test?  Have you even heard about it?  As part of the District’s compliance with the new APPR and CCSS standards spawned by the Federal RTTP, in September, all K-5 children in the Ossining Public Schools … Continue reading

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Welcome to Ossining Education Roundup

Okay, how many of you attended the Board of Education meeting on November 28?  Raise your hands.  Hmm, funny, I’m not seeing that many hands . . . Ossining has nearly 5,000 students in its District, yet the November 28 … Continue reading

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