Parent Action Committee (PAC)

The BNS/BCS Parent Action Committee (PAC) is a group of parents within our 610 Henry St community who are working together to preserve, support, and promote high quality child-centered public education for all students.

UPCOMING EVENTS
Thursday, March 1, 2018
PS 321 Testing Task Force’s Annual Info Session – Open to the public!
6:30pm to 8:00pm
Learn more about the upcoming NYS ELA and Math tests with PS 321’s Testing Task Force. Teachers will share their thoughts about high-stakes testing and how these tests impact their students, teaching and classrooms. There will be a review of released sample questions from past ELA and Math tests, and a Q&A.
PS 321 Auditorium
180 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, 11215
Sunday, March 11, 2018
“Testing Q&A”
5:00pm to 7:00pm
Join elementary and middle school educators and parents for an honest conversation about the 3rd-8th grade NYS standardized tests.
BAX | Brooklyn Arts Exchange
421 5th Ave Brooklyn, NY 11215
Why get involved?

Interested in helping preserve the autonomy of our schools’ curricula? Want to stay informed about public education policy issues? Concerned about the impacts of standardized testing on classrooms, teaching, and children? Curious how education policy impacts social justice? PAC is for you!

Join us at a monthly meeting or reach out by contacting ps146pac@gmail.com and/or join the PAC YAHOO GROUP (send email to bns-bcs-pac-subscribe@yahoogroups.com).

Want more information on high stakes testing?

For more information on high stakes testing, please also visit:

To “Opt Out” of High Stakes Testing

Please fill out the 2018 BNS Choose to Refuse Letter (y en español) and return it to Amy Sumner in backpack mail. Here is a letter you can use for other schools.

If you’re interested in being part of the PAC conversation, please JOIN THE PAC YAHOO GROUP by emailing: bns-bcs-pac-subscribe@yahoogroups.com

 

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