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

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Philadelphia Hearing on High Stakes Standardized Testing Wednesday

Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools

Tomorrow Philadelphia teachers, parents and students, the community, will be ringing the Liberty Bell
in front of the Education Committee of the Philadelphia City Council at City Hall.

Democracy in action. Education for Democracy. Democracy for education.

Pennsylvania Education Crisis Highlights - November 18th, 2014
Philadelphia Links
Standardized Testing Hearing in Philadelphia
Wednesday, November 19th, 3pm, City Hall Room 400
A public hearing on the impact of standardized testing on teaching and learning will be held before the Education Committee of Philadelphia's City Council on Wednesday, November 19th at 3pm.
The hearing will be held at Philadelphia's City Hall in Room 400 (4th Floor), Broad and Market Street.
Please enter at the NE corner of the building and bring a photo ID for the security check in. A dozen educators, parents, and community stakeholders will share their perspectives on the ways in which high-stakes testing is transforming our children's classrooms.
The public is welcome and encouraged to attend.

Real educators can only hope this is ground zero for ending the madness.

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