At our usual time, Sundays at 6PM EST, we’re going to be joined by Jesse Hagopian to discuss the successful MAP boycott and his new website, I am an Educator. Then, join us for a special episode on Thursday at 6PM EST when we’ll be joined once again by Dr. Mercedes Schneider so she can […]
This from the Answer Sheet: The superintendent of schools, Jose Banda, ordered administrators to pull students out of classrooms to take the test in the library, but many students refused to take it and turned in letters signed by their parents giving them permission to opt out of the test, teachers reported. This seems to […]
The publication of hotel lobbies and bathrooms everywhere, USAToday has a post on the growing MAP boycott, and protests against standardized testing overall. Pretty fair piece. And by the way, here’s a toolkit created to discuss high-stakes testing in your communities. Download here for free. Teachers love free stuff!
Superintendent Jose Banda released a statement regarding the potential for a mass opt-out of state MAP testing. Meh. Not much of value. Although, I will say that you’d think a formal statement from the educator-in-chief could make it out there into the ether without a typo. To wit: Before the issue was raised by our […]