“More Than a Score” book reading and signing at Elliott Bay Books

It’s interesting how many administrators claim to not know about this movement. Feeling more inspired and empowered about following my gut instinct. Perhaps I will purchase a few copies to pass out to board members.

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more than a score

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 December 2nd. The Title of the book is More Than a Score: The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing.

I had the pleasure of reading an advance copy and was amazed at the breadth and depth of each chapter.

The book is a collection of stories, interviews and observations on the rise of high stakes testing, how it has affected students, teachers, families, schools and communities and how individuals together have created a movement of push-back against the ed reform policy of high stakes testing. A model that is precariously based on standardized testing.

The foreword is written by Diane Ravitch and the introduction by Alfie Kohn.

Chapters are written by Jesse Hagopian who also edited the book, teachers at Garfield High School who were a part of…

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2 thoughts on ““More Than a Score” book reading and signing at Elliott Bay Books

  1. “The biggest form of identity theft is when you reduce a kid to a test score.” Stephen Covey


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