Here is yet another list of news items about resistance to the Global Educational Deformation Movement, from Bob Schaeffer of FairTest.
NC State Super: Testing Craze Wastes Taxpayer Dollars
Top-Down Testing Programs Send Wrong Message to Students and Teachers
Pressure Builds for Texas Test System Overhaul
The Gap Between Education Research and Testing Policy
FairTest Fact Sheet: Why Teacher Evaluation Shouldn’t Rest on Student Test Scores
Hearts and Souls of American Teachers — A School Board Leader Speaks Out
4,000 Rhode Island Teachers Sign Petition Against New Evaluation System
South Carolina Teachers Criticize Test-Based Grading Plan
Bob Schaeffer, Public Education Director
FairTest: National Center for Fair & Open Testing
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