***For Immediate Release*** July 17, 2013 Contacts Dora Taylor, (Seattle) President, PAA -206-841-9613 Pamela Grundy (Charlotte) -704-806-0410 Julie Woestehoff (Chicago) – 773-715-3989 It’s time for lawmakers to listen to parents! National parent group reaches out to Congress on ESEA, demanding less testing and privatization and more proven, effective reforms As the U.S. House […]
Looks like parents have finally had enough testing too. The Superintendent of Montgomery County Maryland called for a three year moratorium on high stakes standardized testing. The budget squeeze is making it impossible to ignore all the money for testing. The perfect storm. On January 27 at 1:00 PM PST, 3:00 PM Central and 4:00 […]
Tim Slekar and I will be guests to discuss high-stakes testing at an upcoming webinar. Register here. Share. Attend. The event is being hosted by Parents Across America.
With three months before the election, parents, teachers and citizens join in fight to save public schools and end the reign of high stakes testing as a weapon of mass destruction. Instead of just one tool, or measurement of ability in a particular area, the tests have produced a steady stream of cash for those […]
Looks like Parents Across America have a solid press operation. Nice work. Schooling in the Ownership SocietyMedia Matters The Wall Street Journal Covers Up ALEC Link To Anti-Union School Privatization Law BLOG ››› JULY 24, 2012 2:26 PM EDT ››› MELODY JOHNSON The Wall Street Journal this morning failed to report ties between the conservative American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) and […]