Parents, educators, students and activists in many communities are using the “quiet” summer months to plan campaigns that will build the assessment reform movement’s power once schools reopen. Across the country, more and more media outlets are reporting on the impact grassroots organizing already has made on policy-makers.
Remember that archived issues of these weekly updates are online at http://fairtest.org/news — a quick review of the clips demonstrates how much progress Testing Resistance & Reform Spring made this year.
How California Can Drive Reform With Better Instruction Not More Testing
Connecticut Professor: We’re Teaching to the Test, Not for Students’ Futures
Florida Schools Need “Recess” From Test-Driven Evaluation
FairTest Challenges New Florida Test-Based Scholarship Program as Race, Gender Biased
Louisiana Schools Stare Into Common Core Testing Abyss
A “Test” for New Jersey Governor’s Standardized Exam Study Commission
New Mexicans Test Legislators About Flawed Teacher…
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