"A child's learning is the function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Getting Organized for the Restoration of Sanity in Schools


Tennesseans Reclaiming EducationalExcellence (TREE) is excited to announce “Tested to Death,” a community forum featuring the authors of The Mismeasure of Education, Dr. Jim Horn and Dr. Denise Wilburn.

The event will be held at the New Song Church auditorium (formerly Turner School) at 2949 Nolensville Pike in Nashville on Saturday, March 1 at 2:00 p.m.

Dr. Horn and Dr. Wilburn will discuss education policies related to high-stakes testing and the Tennessee Value-Added Assessment System (TVAAS) used to evaluate teachers.

The program is open to the public, and parents, teachers, students, and concerned citizens are invited to attend.

1 comment:

  1. Anonymous3:42 PM

    Dr. Jim Horn and Dr. Denise Wilburn presenting an excellent and scholarly history of how we got to high stakes testing at forum here in Nashville. --JC Bowman, Professional Educators of Tennessee