Monday, January 21, 2013
Educators, parents, and community members have joined together to build a public information campaign about the negative impacts of high-stakes testing. Race to the Top (RTTT), along with state and federal disinvestment and a tax "cap", are creating unprecedented changes in how we educate and how we fund education in our state.
Sunday, January 20, 2013
Re-Thinking Testing seeks to:
1. Educate parents and community members about how high-stakes testing hurts students, schools, and public education
2. Inform community members abut the fiscal impact of high-stakes testing on school budgets and on their school taxes
3. Examine how high-stakes testing takes away resources from other educational and after-school programs that the local community values