Recommended Actions for SED and Legislature Accrue from Senate Hearings

Senator Flanagan, chairperson of the Senate Education Committee, conducted five regional hearings between September 17 and November 13 in order to assess progress in regard to “The Regents Reform Agenda.” On December 12, the senator released a report on behalf of committee members that includes recommended actions to be taken by the State Education Department and by members of the state legislature. The Senate Committee report states that, “Repeatedly, over the course of thirty hours, 115 witnesses testified and close to 1000 pages of written testimony were received as part of the public record. All addressed significant and deep concerns about testing, privacy, the implementation of common core, and the lack of meaningful communication between SED and all stakeholders.”

Read more:  RecommendedActionsForSED.pdf