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Over 100 Education Researchers Sign Statement Calling for Moratorium on High-Stakes Testing, SBAC // California Alliance of Researchers for Equity in Education

The California Alliance of Researchers for Equity in Education recently released a research brief documenting concerns and recommendations related to the Common Core State Standards Assessme... · 2Y ago

Rocketship Pushes Expansion Despite Denials and Strong Community Opposition

[3/10/16  Update]: Despite strong community opposition and unanimous denials by district and county level school boards, the State Board of Education voted to allow Rocketship to expand thei... · 2Y ago

Emails Reveal the “Gates Machine” in Action After the Washington State Supreme Court’s Decision that Charter Schools are Unconstitutional

Originally posted on Seattle Education: ?   Is the Gates Foundation an invisible fourth branch of Washington’s state government? (Please note, as of 8:40 PM on 2/8/2015, more emails have bee... · 2Y ago

Scientists Raise Concerns about Health Risks with EdTech. How Will The U.S. Department of Education Respond?

Will the U.S. Department of Education take action on recommendations made by scientists and medical doctors who document the need for safety precautions regarding the use of wireless devices... · 2Y ago

Carta abierta a la Junta de Educación del Estado de California respecto a la publicación de calificaciones [Falsas] #SBAC

[Spanish translation of Open Letter to California State Board of Education on Release of [False] SBAC Scores]  Estimados miembros de la Junta de Educación del Estado de California: La primav... · 2Y ago

Open Letter to the CA State Board of Education on Release of [False] SBAC Scores

Dear Members of the California State Board of Education, Last Spring, 3.2 million students in California (grades 3-8 and 11) took the new, computerized Math and English Language Arts/Literac... · 2Y ago

Resources to #RethinkDiscipline and Strengthen School Climate

Please find below new updates, research, and resources for strengthening school climate, eliminating discipline disparities, and supporting social and emotional learning in schools. The full... · 2Y ago

Washington State Supreme Court Rules Charter Schools Unconstitutional

Originally posted on Seattle Education.   On Friday, September 4th, the Supreme Court of Washington State ruled that charter schools were neither public nor constitutional and could receive ... · 2Y ago

Hunger Strike: The #FightForDyett High School in Chicago

[September 21st update] From Progress Illinois: Dyett Hunger Strike Ends After 34 Days; CPS Forms Dyett Advisory Committees The hunger strike over Dyett High School on Chicago’s South Side e... · 2Y ago

Civil Rights, Education, and Community Groups Demand End to High-Stakes Testing and Call for Moratorium on Charter Schools

Originally posted on Seattle Education: This letter was issued on July 7, 2015. “We respectfully disagree that the proliferation of high stakes assessments and top-down interventions are nee...