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Suspend Testing after the Hurricane: An Open Letter from Denny Taylor

Two Important Research Findings on Children and Trauma Support the Halting of Testing in K-12 Public Schools: An Open Letter to Governor Christie, Governor Cuomo and Mayor Bloomberg er Denny Taylor, Professor of Literacy Studies, Founding Director of the International Center for Everybody’s Child, Hofstra University 11-4-12 Dear Governor Christie, Governor Cuomo, and Mayor Bloomberg, I write to applaud your rapid response to Hurricane Sandy. You have been decisive in your decision making and tireless in your efforts to care for all those who have suffered because of the brute force of the ...

Hurricane Sandy: Recommendations for Administrators and Teachers by Denny Taylor

Professor Denny Taylor of Hofstra University asked me to share this. Thanks, Denny.–Yong November 3, 2012 Recommendations for Administrators and Teachers Responding to Hurricane Sandy: Hurricane Sandy has created long lasting catastrophic conditions in the North East of the United States. People are making heroic efforts to respond to the emergency.  At hospitals in New York City nurses arrived on Sunday and did not leave until Wednesday evening. On Monday Michael Bloomberg, the mayor of NYC, called on New York teachers to be first responders in public shelters in the city. ...

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