Need more be said?: NY Common Core Standards

This resource seeks to re-shape the narrative of what "college readiness" really means. If teachers simply teach writing according to the Common Core, are they truly preparing students for success in college writing? "The Framework describes the rhetorical and 21st-century skills as well as habits of mind and experiences that are critical for college success. Based in current research in writing and writing pedagogy, the Framework was written and reviewed by two- and four-year college and high school writing faculty nationwide and is endorsed by the Council of Writing Program Administrators, the National Council of Teachers of English, and the National Writing Project" (p. 1). Framework for Success

This file is the New York ELA anchor standards along with notes for each strand and a portrait of a Career and College Ready student. This file is useful for CCSS professional development.
NY CCSS Anchor in ELA.docx

Here are two links to information about the rules for teacher (and principal) evaluation:

an in-depth explanation of the evaluation system

An article with info. about the lawsuit NYSUT filed against the state:

Here's the link to the teacher practice rubric- what they'll use to determine the other 60%- if it's approved as an acceptable rubric by NYSED.
Teacher Practice Rubric

Below see NYSUT's position on the new Teacher Practice Rubric:
NYSUT position