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A missed opportunity for the White House

Make of this what you will. Late last week, a few days before the Save Our Schools March in Washington D.C., organized to protest the Obama administration’s standardized test-centric school reform policies, an invitation to several of the march leaders materialized from the White House. After many months of planning the march, after letters were sent to President Obama asking him to reconsider policies that blamed teachers for things they were not responsible, after pleas to U.
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Save Our Schools March leaders answer White House invitation

Industries / Education : The Answer Sheet (3 years ago)

Organizers of Saturday’s Save Our Schools March in Washington, D.C., have declined an invitation to meet today at the White House with education advisers to President Obama, saying they would instead be available after the march. Th... Read Post

State education board slams Obama administration’s testing policies

Industries / Education : The Answer Sheet (6 hours ago)

Vermont’s Board of Education recently passed a resolution on assessment and accountability in public education (see full text below) that slams some of the Obama administration’s key school reform policies. Adding its voice to the g... Read Post

State education board slams Obama administration’s testing policies

Industries / Education : Class Struggle (6 hours ago)

Vermont’s Board of Education recently passed a resolution on assessment and accountability in public education (see full text below) that slams some of the Obama administration’s key school reform policies. Adding its voice to the g... Read Post


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