Seattle NAACP and allies confront Seattle Public Schools over high-stakes testing requirements of students TODAY

Action alert2
Seattle NAACP and allies confront Seattle Public Schools over high-stakes testing requirements of students

Seattle, WA – On Wednesday, April 6th at 4:00pm the Seattle King County NAACP and Seattle Opt Out will meet to confront Seattle Public Schools over high-stakes testing for Seattle students. The NAACP will present the School District with a list of demands to address the intimidation of students and parents who choose to opt out of high-stakes testing.

What: Press Conference
When: April 6th at 4:00pm
Where: Seattle Public Schools: 2445 3rd Ave S, Seattle WA 98134
Who: Seattle NAACP leaders, parents, students, and education leaders

5 comments

  1. Excellent. In case any of these are helpful to support Seattle NAACP…

    Over 100 Education Researchers Call for Moratorium on High Stakes Standardized Tests, SBAC http://eduresearcher.com/2016/03/16/sbac-moratorium/ (California Alliance of Researchers for Equity in Education)

    Open Letter to State Department of Education on Release of [False] Test Scores:
    http://eduresearcher.com/2015/09/08/openletter/ and

    Critical Questions about Computerized Assessments and SBAC Test Scores:
    http://eduresearcher.com/2015/07/06/critical-questions-computerized-testing-sbac/

  2. do you know that half of the written responses on the SBAC will never see a human scorer? And there’s no evidence for the validity or efficacy of machine scoring? see

    http://www.studentprivacymatters.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Machine-scoring-brief-4.5.16-1.pdf

    please send a letter to your state commissioner today, asking him whether the SBAC for your child will be scored by a human or a machine:

    http://www.studentprivacymatters.org/our-letter-to-the-education-commissioners-in-the-parcc-and-sbac-states/

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s