Teachers at Redmond Middle School Object to the Common Core SBAC

From Diane Ravitch’s Blog: Teachers in Washington State Speak Out Against Common Core Testing REDMOND, Washington-March 26, 2015-Teachers at Redmond Middle School in the Lake Washington School District have publicly announced their objection to the “Smarter Balanced Assessments” to be … Continue reading Teachers at Redmond Middle School Object to the Common Core SBAC

The Opt-Out Update

The opt out movement is gaining momentum as more parents are opting their students out of standardized testing. Here are a few actions that are occurring across the country made up of many voices. OPT OUT NEWS: More than 6,000 Long Island students Opt Out of New York State Tests More than 6,000 students in the public schools of Long Island have opted out of the New York State testing program that began on April 1, 2014. The exams, called the ELA tests, are part of New York’s launch of the Common Core. The Common Core has become so controversial … Continue reading The Opt-Out Update