It’s unanimous, Seattle teachers vote to strike and this is why

By a unanimous vote of the Seattle Education Association, Seattle Public School teachers voted to strike if an agreement is not reached by Monday, September 7th and here is why: From the Seattle Education Association website, the following demands have not been … Continue reading It’s unanimous, Seattle teachers vote to strike and this is why

Tests and testing in Seattle: Do you know how many tests your student takes in one year?

The answer is “probably not”. No one within the Seattle Public School District, besides School Board Director Sue Peters, seems to be concerned or be able to accurately report to the board the number of tests that our students take … Continue reading Tests and testing in Seattle: Do you know how many tests your student takes in one year?

Just when you thought you had enough, the Seattle Public School district bought another standardized test, Amplify

Created and funded by the Gates and Carnegie Foundations with $100 million, inBloom Inc. was designed to collect a maximum amount of confidential and personally identifiable student and teacher data from school districts and states throughout the country. This information … Continue reading Just when you thought you had enough, the Seattle Public School district bought another standardized test, Amplify