Resistance Continues

I wrote awhile ago about the growing resistance to the excessive testing in schools over the last decade.  Now, the resistance is spreading. Today in Colorado, a massive student walkout of the states TCAP test is being orchestrated.  Either by …

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Viva La Resistance

Woohoo!! Teachers at a Garfield High School in Seattle have become the first ones to take a stand against stupid standardized testing.  The state’s MAP test is like many tests across the country. It requires hours of class time for …

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Save Texas Schools

The Save Texas Schools group is putting together a rally on Feb 23 to oppose Governor Perry’s plan to begin a voucher system here in Texas. The school system here is in serious trouble after the horrendous budget cuts that …

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Teacher’s Are Overpaid

So says the American Enterprise Institute anyways. And wow is this some serious bullshit. Not BS. Bullshit. There is a difference. The organization said it took a “comprehensive” look at teacher’s salaries and tried to take into account what it …

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Waivering Tests

Well, as was predicted years ago, the Department of Education will begin issuing waivers to schools so they don’t have to meet the ridiculous expectations of No Child Left Behind. The law has a requirement that all school children be …

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Save Our Schools

The Save Our Schools March and National Call to Action is occurring this weekend in Washington DC. The purpose of this march is to call attention to the problems the last decade under the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) act has caused.  I don’t …

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