In January last year, Truth in American Education reported about teachers at Garfield High School in Seattle taking a stand and refusing to administer the MAP test. Now, a year later, another high school in Seattle is taking a stand … Continue reading
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Congressional Leadership Is Bull-Rushing Through HR5, the 600 Page Reauthorization of No Child Left Behind (rebranded the “Student Success Act”) The House votes on it this week. Call your Representative and call the Speaker of the House and tell them … Continue reading
There is now a House Bill in the Washington State Legislature to eliminate the use of the Common Core State Standards and its assessments in the State of Washington. Click on the hyperlink for the official page for HB 2165 Eliminating … Continue reading
There is now a Senate Bill in the Washington State Legislature to withdraw the state from the Common Core. The bill also addresses assessment issues and is to withdraw the state from the Smarter Balanced Assessment Consortium assessments. Click on … Continue reading
Over the last couple of years Truth in American Education has heard from many concerned parents across the country wanting to know if and how they can opt out of state assessments, especially those administered online and the assessments produced … Continue reading
This video was posted on youtube earlier this month. The youtube title is Technology glitches with new state testing. Here is the information provided about the video: New Maine schools online testing comes under fire in Lewiston. Lewiston Middle School … Continue reading
The following statement by Lindsey M. Burke, Williamson Evers, Theodor Rebarber, Sandra Stotsky, and Ze’ev Wurman was posted on Jay P. Greene’s Blog. It is reposted here with permission. Reauthorizing ESEA: The road to effective education is paved with local control … Continue reading
There is a rally in at Sylvester Park in Olympia on Monday, Feb. 16, 2015 from noon to 3:00 pm. Plan to join the rally on Presidents’ Day. More information is available on the flyer image below. Download a copy of the flyer by clicking here.
Jenni White of Restore Oklahoma Public Education (ROPE) created a great, yet brief, video about the evolution of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) and No Child Left Behind (NCLB). The sun needs to set on ESEA/NCLB and local authority should be restored.