Testing Resistance & Reform News: February 28 - March 6, 2013

Testing season begins this month, so even more protest campaigns are gearing up across the nation.

March (Testing) Madness Takes Over Schools
   http://www.newhavenindependent.org/index.php/archives/entry/cmts_capt_begin/id_55546

Seattle Teachers Stoke National Debate About Standardized Tests
   http://www.reuters.com/article/2013/03/03/us-usa-education-testing-idUSBRE92207B20130303?feedType=RSS&feedName=domesticNews

Boycott Gains Voice in Legislature with Bill to Report Costs of Testing
   http://blogs.seattleweekly.com/dailyweekly/2013/03/anti-testing_movement_gains_vo.php

Colorado Students Plan March 14 Walk Out to Protest High-Stakes Exams
   http://www.students4ourschools.org/calender-and-events.html

Standardized Testing Becomes the Great Divide in School Policy
    http://www.latimes.com/news/local/la-me-teachers-testing-20130304,0,4686481.story

High-Stakes Testing Threatens Civil Rights by Widening Racial Gaps
   http://www.battlecreekenquirer.com/article/20130228/OPINION01/302280017/Editorial-High-stakes-testing-civil-rights-issue

Testing, Other Policy Trends De-Professionalize Teaching
   http://nepc.colorado.edu/publication/policy-reforms-deprofessionalization

Florida Bill Would Delay Common Core Assessments Until New Exams Meet the Test
   http://stateimpact.npr.org/florida/2013/03/04/bill-would-delay-next-generation-test-until-schools-have-technology-ready/

Five Things to Know About the SAT: Old or "New"
   http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/answer-sheet/wp/2013/03/01/five-things-to-know-about-the-sat/