Tuesday, April 03, 2012

NYC Board of Ed no longer afraid of birthdays and dinosaurs

April 3, 2012 Revised:  Sufficient ridicule has caused the Board of Education to announce:
"After reconsidering our message to test publishers and the reaction from parents, we will revise our guidance and eliminate the list of words to avoid on tests,” New York Chief Academic Officer Shael Polakow-Suransky said in a statement.
 March 26, 2012
City avoids placing taboo topics (that kids may actually know about) on public school exams - NYPOST.com

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