Withhold $1.1 billion from public schools if state lawmakers do not adopt his disastrous education proposals.
The state already owes New York State schools billions of dollars under a 2006 court settlement. Lack of funding translates to larger class sizes, out-of-date textbooks and buildings in disrepair. Our students deserve better.
Make state test scores account for 50 percent of a teacher's evaluation.
U G L Y T R U T H :
Raising the stakes of Common Core test scores for teachers will mean our students spend more time on test prep and less time actually learning. Our students need more science, art, music and social studies — not more testing.