"Equating education with testing is a bad idea. It's bad for the kids and it's very bad for the teachers,” said one protester. “Good schooling means much more than doing well on a multiple-choice test."
"It's public shaming. It's rooted in thinking about tests and not teaching,” said another. “It makes no sense."
Similar rallies were also held at other schools in the borough.
Early next month, a judge will hear arguments on whether to make the information public.
NY1 was one of the first to petition for the teacher data reports. The Department of Education agreed with making them public, but the teachers union sued to block the release.