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.

PUSH BACK ON TESTING


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
washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2015/04/06/opting-haven-out-of-the-state-mandated-tests-is-our-familys-act-of-civil-disobedience/
NYC
10 Reasons No Child Should Take the NYS Tests.
alternet.org/education/10-reasons-why-no-child-should-take-new-york-states-common-core-tests#.VSqLk1OewGc.mailto
 https://vimeo.com/124916728 
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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.

Here's the link:
http://www.democracynow.org/2015/4/17/test_mutiny_tens_of_thousands_of

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