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"testing shuts down the school library for 35% of the school year"

My 6th Grade Teacher:  Mrs GraceMy 6th Grade Teacher: Mrs Grace by dok1 (cc by)

Seattle area MeFite femmegrrr gives us the inside scoop on why a school's teachers are boycotting a standardized test

This is not about school testing. This about an expensive, useless, misused test originally purchased under unethical circumstances. And about fabulous, heroic teachers doing their jobs -- standing up for their students.

by mathowie

we're asking schools to solve societal problems that need much broader, more comprehensive solutions than schools can provide.

Chicago teachers demanding improvements to working conditionsChicago teachers demanding improvements to working conditions by fussy onion (cc by)

The strike will settle one way or the other, and I'm following it pretty anxiously because it will have a huge impact on what financial choices my district has going forward. But the truth is that fighting over schools is just moving the deck chairs on the Titanic of totally failed poverty policies.

explanation & specifics from Eyebrows McGee, an "an elected school board member in a downstate Illinois large urban district"

by jessamyn

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