Wednesday, January 16, 2013

"Movement to End High-Stakes Testing Steps Up in Seattle"

Students walk out of the lunchroom past a poster urging preparing for the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessments System (MCAS) tests, in this March 1999 file photo. Massachusetts students who don't pass the test don't graduate.John Nordell/Staff/File

Dean Paton (The Christian Science Monitor)):
Resistance to standardized tests has been simmering for years, but now a group of Seattle teachers is in open revolt. No longer will they administer the tests, they say, citing a waste of public resources. MORE...

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