Thursday, May 10, 2012

High-Stakes Testing Forum Today May 10 6:30 at PS 321K

I'm going to head over to this tonight.Liz Phillips is the wife of the always awesome Mark Naison. Aaron Pallas has been on the right side of the ed debates with powerful analysis and observations. He also was Jennifer Jennings' (Eduwonkette) mentor. And one funny dude too.

High-Stakes Testing Forum

Join us to learn about the uses and misuses of standardized testing and to explore how high-stakes testing affects children, teachers, principals, and our schools.

FEATURING:

AARON PALLAS: Professor of Sociology and Education – Teachers College, Columbia University
Dr. Pallas formerly worked as a statistician for the U.S. Department of Education’s National Center for Education Statistics and is a featured columnist for Gotham Schools and Hechinger Report. His most recent projects are explicitly designed to inform policymakers, parents, and other stakeholders about conditions in New York City public schools.

ELIZABETH PHILLIPS: Principal – P.S. 321 
ALEX MESSER: 4th Grade Teacher – P.S. 321 
MARTHA FOOTE: 4th Grade Parent – P.S. 321

THURS.
May 10, 2012
6:30–8:00pm
at P.S. 321 180 7th Avenue,
Brooklyn
CHILDCARE WILL BE PROVIDED

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