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.
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.
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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