Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Video: PUSH BACK ON TESTING- NYC Public School Parents and Teachers Talk About State Testing

This link was just sent to me by a MORE teacher who has a child in this Manhattan progressive school in the east Village.


Public School Parents and Teachers Talk About State Testing from John-Carlo Monti on Vimeo.

For more information on opting out of state testing, please view these links below. Opting Haven out of the state-mandated tests is our family’s act of civil disobedience
10 Reasons No Child Should Take the NYS Tests. 

Friday's Democracy Now! featured a lively and informative discussion on the increasing trend for schools to opt out of standardized testing.

The segment features testimony from an Earth School staff member, a school system superintendent and offers up both criticism of the current system and what type of testing might be more effective.

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