Parents with children at decent schools tend to think that their schools are at least reasonably supportive of their students on test day. Three days ago, I was one such parent.
How’s this for twisting students’ arms to take high-stakes standardized tests? This is an email that Woodrow Wilson High School in D.C. Public Schools sent to parents (as written): A message from WOODROW WILSON HIGH SCHOOL DCCAS T... Read Post
A boycott of Washington state’s mandated standardized test by teachers at a Seattle school is spreading to other schools and winning support across the country, including from the two largest teachers’ unions, parents, students, res... Read Post
Though parents in some other states are formally “opting out” of high-stakes standardized tests and keeping their children at home on test days, officials in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia say it is not permitted in their j... Read Post