Dr. Wayne Au is an Associate Professor of Education at the School of Educational Studies at University of Washington, Bothell, and an editor for Rethinking
Obama’s call to reduce testing to 2% of the school year still requires students to take standardized tests for an outlandish twenty-four hours. And it
This resolution is modeled on a resolution passed by more than 819 Texas school boards in 2012 representing 80% of the districts and endorsed by 88% of
From the Oregon Education Association: On June 11, the Oregon Senate passed HB 2655, the Student Assessment Bill of Rights. The Bill recognizes students and their
Join a discussion with southeast Seattle families and teachers. Standardized Testing and “Opting Out” What are the impacts on our region’s diverse schools and students?
“The assessment itself is completely artificial,” Chomsky asserts. “It’s not ranking teachers in accordance with their ability to help develop children who will reach their
This reading was filmed at Elliott Bay Books in Seattle on December 2, 2014.
The most incredible book about education reform, high stakes testing and the push-back by teachers, parents and students will be available in stores on
The Educational Delusional Scheme Written by Dr. Denise Gordon and first published at Educational Alchemy I write this short essay to disclose what is happening
I will be showing the movie STANDARDIZED: Lies, Money & Civil Rights: How Testing Is Ruining Public Education in my home on Wednesday, July 9th
On TV, we have Bill Gates, Michelle Rhee, Arne Duncan and “Waiting for ‘Superman’” talking about failing schools, low standards, and China, but rarely do
I and others around the country came together last summer to discuss the over testing of our students. We knew that there are parents, students