Disclaimer: Submitted by high school parent Kemala Karmen, as myself, not in any official PTA capacity

Finally!  NYS Senator Robert Jackson and Assembly Member Harvey Epstein have authored legislation in the State Senate (S5394) and Assembly (bill # forthcoming) that codifies and affirms parents’ right to refuse New York State grades 3-8 ELA and math assessments and requires notification to parents on behalf of their children.   

What can YOU do NOW in support of this historic opportunity? You can ask your state reps to sign onto the legislation by FILLING OUT THIS BRIEF FORM! It takes less than 2 minutes. This is the opportunity we’ve been waiting for years and there is no time to lose.