Posts Tagged: public schools

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 »

Wisconsin Legislators talk too much.

Today was the “public” hearing on Wisconsin republicans’ school accountability bill.  I wish somebody would have told me that by “public” they meant that the “public” gets to watch legislators talk to each other and that at some point during the day any zombie left in the room would get a chance to say something…. Read more »