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Brian Williams, the host of Education Nation, the ed reform infomercial brought to you by Gates & Co., asked Jesse Hagopian during the Teacher Town Hall, “You’re not against testing are you?” Jesse responded in a kick *** way that had the audience cheering.
As Jesse stated on his blog, “I was very happy to be able to help inject a serious debate on a national level about the corrosive nature of standardized testing on public education and the many important alternative ways to assess student learning that promote the kind of critical thinking education our nation so desperately needs.”
You go Jesse!
Posted by Dora Taylor
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
Free and open to the public.
Book Review: Savage Kingdom: Recommended for high school students, with a caveat, and adults.
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“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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