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According to the Seattle Times:
Teachers and instructional assistants at a second Seattle school are refusing to give exams known as the Measures of Academic Progress, or MAP — district-required tests that are given two or three times year.
The test boycott that began at Seattle’s Garfield High has now spread to a second school — ORCA K-8, an alternative school in Rainier Valley.
Eleven ORCA teachers and instructional assistants are refusing to give exams known as the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), district-required tests that are given two or three times year, according to ORCA teacher Matt Carter.
This is not the time to cower in a corner.
As my dad would say, "All the world loves a fighter, not the man who lies down bravely to die, but the man who fights like hell to live."
It's time to get up, stand up and fight the fight.
March 8, 2017
Details to follow.
Education Reform 2.0
Personalization or Profiling?: Childhood in the Ed-Tech Era
Free and open to the public.
Alison McDowell with Wrench in the Gears
March 25, 2017
10:00 AM-1:00 PM
Lake City Branch Library
12501 28th Ave, NE
Seattle, WA 98125
“If you’re to be called a communist every time you stand up for basic American rights and freedoms, what’s likely to happen? Will you be silent? And if so, is this what the House Committee on Un-American Activities is really after — a silent, submissive, un-protesting America?”
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