Robin Lake of Seattle writes: As the director of an education think tank focused on national issues, it feels indulgent to write about my own kids’ experiences in the public school system. But there’s no better way to illustrate one of the reasons my organization pursues the work it does on behalf of students. Let […]
You can listen here, great discussion, and a great call from a Portland area teacher. Good food for thought. At the same time Jesse and supporters are boycotting the MAP, and winning concessions, they are developing an alternative assessment structure based on their values as the actual educators. They are creating an assessment vacuum, so […]
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 […]
From folks in Seattle. This is great. Influence in education reform.
We’ve invited a great guest, which is why the special day and time: Alexia Garcia, student organizer of a Portland boycott of the OAKS test. Probably the best test acronym by far. There’s some information here I’ll quote from Education Week, which is in turn from OregonLive: Alexia Garcia, a Lincoln High School senior, said […]