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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

Betrayal

"How Public Schools Treat Special Needs Students: Handcuffs, ‘Scream Rooms’ And Duct Tape"

It evidently isn’t bad enough that the next catch-phrase savior of Merican education, or ‘Common Core’, is screwing over ‘special needs’ students, now these children also have to suffer the physical and mental abuse of their ‘teachers’ and administrators: 1,398 more words

Evil

What is PARCC and why do our kids have to take it? Also known as: who gets paid and how much?

New Mexico is in the midst of a high-stakes testing showdown and its not just playing out between politicians in the Roundhouse.

You see, every time a student takes a new high-stakes test, an out-of-state company makes a profit. 1,506 more words

Susana Martinez

Naming names: These school districts are bullying parents into PARCC testing they can actually opt students out of

New Mexico is in the midst of a high-stakes testing showdown and its not just playing out between politicians in the Roundhouse.

Students and parents in… 1,664 more words

Susana Martinez

School district says parents will "not be discouraged" from opting kids out of new PARCC tests

With all of the confusion over high-stakes testing set to begin the first week of March in New Mexico, it is refreshing to see at least one school district giving parents the facts and the choice to opt them out of testing that turns kids into profit centers. 235 more words

Susana Martinez