Florida Gov. Rick Scott and the state legislature continue to play power games with high stakes testing while pretending to save the children and all of public education from testing harm. 663 more words
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“We took tests when we were kids, and…”
– commonly said by legislators and people who repeat TV talk show blather
I DARE YOU TO TAKE A MANDATED READING TEST FOR A NINE YEAR-OLD. 477 more words
Who are the experts that score your child’s state mandated high stakes tests from Pearson?
(Remember that these test scores determine your child’s future, the school’s funding and rating, the surrounding property values, and the firing or retention of your child’s teachers.) 375 more words
Which organizations are willing to call for or demand a Congressional investigation of Pearson?
Let’s give Pearson’s abuse of power the national media attention it deserves. 397 more words
Until a full investigation by the Department of Justice is completed, any “no law was broken” statements are political hype or mere conjecture. A foreign company collecting information (lucrative data mining) and reporting social media use by American children without the knowledge or consent of the parent or child seems like a National Security Agency (NSA) investigation might also be called for. 294 more words
Our kids are not your political poker chips. Your chauffeur accidentally went up a blind alley in Chicago, and you were forced to walk a half block among moms. 328 more words
You are not alone. Parents across America are refusing the unfair and harsh high stakes, state mandated tests. Defend your child, and file complaints against those who threaten or intimidate your child. 258 more words