Lawmakers Pass APPR Bill

Date Posted: 
Monday, January 28, 2019

In a big win this week, both houses of the legislature approved the union-backed APPR reform bill that scraps the mandated use of grade 3-8 state tests in teacher ratings. The bill returns evaluation decisions to local school districts and ensures any teacher evaluation system is subject to collective bargaining. NYSUT will continue its fight to reduce the standardized testing burden on students