When Lily Eskelsen Garcia (NEA) and Randi Weingarten (AFT) both turn their backs on parents who oppose the corporate education scam of mandated high stakes testing, it is time to question why they are doing this. 630 more words
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Viewing the LIVE coverage of the Network for Public Education Conference is an enlightening experience to say the least. The vast differences of experiences from teacher to teacher, age category to age category and location to location exposes an overview of the corporate education reform plan to treat teachers and teaching as mechanisms to be cheaply reproduced. 235 more words
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
“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