Talk Out of School

Challenges of Remote Learning & NYC Policy on Student Grading

Episode Summary

Leonie Haimson speaks with Naomi Peña, parent and President of Community Education Council of District 1, and Matt Gonzales of Integration and Innovation Initiative (i3) at NYU Metro about the myriad of challenges families are facing with remote learning during the pandemic. They also discuss the recently-announced decision on grading this year for NYC students.

Episode Notes

"Cut the Contracts, Save our Schools" campaign including instructions on speaking out at the Panel for Educational Policy meeting

The recently-announced DOE grading policy 

The letter on school grading to Mayor DeBlasio and Chancellor Carranza from advocates