Posts Tagged: Lacey Slekar

BustED Pencils Trending News: Special Birthday!

Happy 13th Birthday Lacey! Our Very Own BustED Pencils Student Correspondent Turns 13! Lacey Slekar – our Newest Student Hero Lacey Slekar – our Newest Student Hero Lacey Slekar addresses School Board   Get BustED Pencils Trending News to come right to your in-box! Enter your email under “SUBSCRIBE” on our Home or Trending News page at

BustED Pencils Trending News: 400 miles achieved; 12 year old gets it right; Live at Michelangelo’s;

400 Miles Achieved all in the name of children!  Congratulations Jesse!  Find Jesse Turner in satirical mock trial as Arne Duncan. (44.01 minutes into the trial) Mock Trial LIVE STREAM Children are more than test scores   Lacey wrote a research paper about standardized testing. We had no idea she was doing this… Read more »

BustED Pencils Trending News: Seattle Opt Out press conference; A child’s voice; Teacher Moral plummetting

Seattle’s NAACP stands up against targeted performance testing! WooHoo!! Education Chair, Rita Green, says “costs tied to the test this year is approximately $200,000,000 (two hundred million dollars)…” Did you hear that dollar amount?!  NAACP oppose SBAC and are calling on all parents to opt out and to opt out NOW. Jesse Hagopian, “Teachers in the Seattle… Read more »