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Isn't it about time to slap Pam Stewart with Civil Rights Complaints?

Isn’t it about time to slap Pam Stewart with Civil Rights Complaints? As Florida’s appointed Commissioner of Education, Stewart is out of control.

The horror stories abound about students required to sit and stare, parents threatened with serious consequences for their children if the parent decides that the high stakes tests are not good for their children. 136 more words


REFUSE to surrender our children's rights. OPT-OUT. How?

Mr. Rogers knew. Mr. Arne Duncan, certain governors, legislators, school boards and school administrators seem to be ignoring our and our children’s basic rights.

Whatever race or combination of races we and our children are, we have basic human rights. 318 more words


"I must do right by the children... I refuse to administer the PARCC."

“I must do right by the children…”

Do we realize that saving our children requires that we ALL “must do right by the children”?

I know Peggy Robertson, a mom and a Colorado teacher who helped found… 511 more words

Ken Previti reblogged this on Reclaim Reform and commented:

And today, in March of 2015, Peggy Robertson is being targeted by her school district for speaking truth to power. SUPPORT PEGGY ROBERTSON AND #defendchildren. See The Denver Post article http://www.denverpost.com/News/Local/ci_27618118/Educators-refusal-to-give-PARCC-called-into-question-by-district?source=infinite

The Brightest Students: What risks do they suffer from PARCC and other high stakes tests?

Childhood suicide is to be feared most.

The brightest children of all ages are often the ones who suffer from crash-and-burn behavior. They can be publicly… 428 more words


Testing a Thousand Madelyns

My niece is a beautiful little girl. She is a beautiful girl on the outside, the kind of little girl who cannot take a bad picture. 817 more words


Governors Rick Scott and Bruce Rauner: Sociopaths

“They are not my problem. …(programs) exist to save those few who can be saved, not to serve all kinds of kids.” (Read both Diane Ravitch… 206 more words


Arne Duncan: CRAZY TALK

U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan is guilty of the following: cruelty to children, abuse of power, misapplication of teacher assessment,  debasement of public schools, perversion of tests which drive curriculum, and other propaganda issued to profit corporate education reform’s multinational investors and private equity fund managers. 254 more words