When the Cuomo task force announced that there would be a revision of the Common Core, a review of testing, and no consequences for teachers as a result of test scores for as much as four years, many parents breathed a sigh of relief.

 

But it is too soon to throw away your pitchforks. The state has already announced the testing schedule for 2015-2016, and the testing will go online.

 

Some people think that the task force report was intended to deflate the opt out movement. Others think it is a great step or a small step forward, away from the punitive testing culture of the past five years.

 

Watch and wait. And be prepared to return to the barricades if promises are broken.