Testing Resistance & Reform News: September 5 - 11, 2013
The school year is barely underway, and already many stories are appearing about the escalating resistance to testing overkill and Common Core exams.
Remember that previous issues of these weekly updates are available online at: http://www.fairtest.org/news/other
Standardized Testing Sparks Growing Grassroots Rebellion
Parents Unite Online Against School Testing
Upstate NY Legislators Push to Roll Back Testing Overkill
Are State Tests Unfair to English Language Learners?
Latino Students Cannot Afford More High-Stakes Testing by FairTest's Lisa Guisbond
FairTest's Monty Neill on Student-Centered Learning
Common Core Testing a Flawed Metric
Common Core Will Not Mean Less Teaching to the Test
FairTest Fact Sheet on Common Core Myths
Teacher Testing Push Takes Toll of Minority Candidates
Teachers Protest Start of Controversial New Evaluation System
How Flawed Evaluation System Wronged One Great Teacher
After NCLB? Emerging Strategy Shift
USC Student Calls Out Michelle Rhee
A Closer Look at What School Test Scores Really Mean
No Accountability it "School Accountability"
An Alternative to Test "Accountability" Based Education "Reform"
Artists Protest High-Stakes Testing
Google Leader: Fear-Based Testing Regimes Undermine Education Innovation
The Case Against the SAT: Tests Don't Predict Students' Potential Success
The Wrong Kind of Reform: Review of Three New Books
New Book --"Teacher and Student Evaluation: The Failure of School 'Reform'"
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