In a message dated 1/17/2013 8:44:14 AM Eastern Standard Time, firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> Becky Rury brings up a very good point. My principal thinks he is going > to have to cancel all classes on those 2 exam days because of the need for > classroom desks in testing locations AND the need for quiet hallways while > students take their regents exams.
So we cancel all classes for the sake of the math exams, and then we worry about the students who are taking regents in other subject areas. Can they afford to lose two instructional days?
I wish that someone from SED would march him or herself into a few high schools throughout the state and have a little personal discussion with the people who are going to be directly affected by these ridiculous decisions.