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I DARE YOU TO TAKE A MANDATED READING TEST FOR A NINE YEAR-OLD.

“We took tests when we were kids, and…”
– commonly said by legislators and people who repeat TV talk show blather

STOP!!!

I DARE YOU TO TAKE A MANDATED READING TEST FOR A NINE YEAR-OLD. 478 more words

Testing

Pearson: Who scores your child's tests?

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

Betrayal

Isn't it about time to demand a Congressional investigation of Pearson?

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. 398 more words

Government

Until Pearson is investigated by the DOJ and the NSA, all "no laws broken" statements are hype

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

Betrayal

Hey, Arne! Our kids are not your political poker chips.

Hey, Arne!

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

Government

Childhood Is Temporary: Defend your child from threatening high stakes testing

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

Government

"I'm Not an Educator, but I Portray One" Experts in Ed Reform

There are advertising campaigns that successfully employ the technique of “advertised ignorance” or “false authority” where an individual proudly declares that he or she is not an expert  just before rendering an expert opinion. 638 more words

Education