"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972
Monday, February 11, 2013
Dan Rather Covers Scrap the MAP in Seattle
If you have access to AXS TV, Dan Rather features Seattle school district opt out
movement and Garfield High Teacher Jesse Hagopian
Published on Feb 6, 2013
Saying it's a waste of time, teachers in Seattle are refusing to give standardized tests to high schoolers because the tests don't effectively assess students and educators don't want their evaluations tied to a faulty test. The move is receiving widespread support across the nation. Dan Rather Reports airs Tuesdays at 8pm ET on AXS TV. "Teaching to the Test" airs February 12, 2013.