Weekly education resistance news roundup from FaiTest

From Bob Schaeffer:

With schools open across the nation, opposition to the planned Common Core Assessments is surging. As protests spread, more commentators are taking note of the disconnect between the growing resistance to standardized exam overkill among parents, teachers and community leaders and the stubborn support of failed testing policies by public officials.

Remember that back issues or these weekly updates are available at: http://fairtest.org/news/whats%20new

Common Core Assessment Myths — New FairTest Fact Sheet
States Worried About Common Core Tests
Most School Districts Cannot Handle Common Core Technology Demands
Why a Common Core Standards Proponent Opposes the Common Core Tests

A Test for New York Mayoral Candidates
Stop and Frisk These Test Scores
New Yorkers Organize “Send Back the Scores” Protest Event

More Georgia Parents Eager to Opt-Out of State Tests

Illinois District Super Says Cut-Score Increase will “Push Students Off Cliff”

Back to School for Providence Student Activists

North Carolina Parents, Teachers Seek Testing Moratorium

Failed Tennessee Testing Model Perpetuates Educational Injustice

The Flaws of Politicians’ School Grading Schemes

Huge Disconnect Between Public and Policymakers on Education

Five Bad Education Assumptions the Media Keeps Recycling

Bob Schaeffer, Public Education Director
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