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Seattle NAACP and allies confront Seattle Public Schools over high-stakes testing requirements of students TODAY

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Seattle NAACP and allies confront Seattle Public Schools over high-stakes testing requirements of students

Seattle, WA – On Wednesday, April 6th at 4:00pm the Seattle King County NAACP and Seattle Opt Out will meet to confront Seattle Public Schools over high-stakes testing for Seattle students. The NAACP will present the School District with a list of demands to address the intimidation of students and parents who choose to opt out of high-stakes testing.

What: Press Conference
When: April 6th at 4:00pm
Where: Seattle Public Schools: 2445 3rd Ave S, Seattle WA 98134
Who: Seattle NAACP leaders, parents, students, and education leaders

5 comments on “Seattle NAACP and allies confront Seattle Public Schools over high-stakes testing requirements of students TODAY

  1. Roxana Marachi, Ph.D
    April 6, 2016

    Excellent. In case any of these are helpful to support Seattle NAACP…

    Over 100 Education Researchers Call for Moratorium on High Stakes Standardized Tests, SBAC http://eduresearcher.com/2016/03/16/sbac-moratorium/ (California Alliance of Researchers for Equity in Education)

    Open Letter to State Department of Education on Release of [False] Test Scores:
    http://eduresearcher.com/2015/09/08/openletter/ and

    Critical Questions about Computerized Assessments and SBAC Test Scores:
    http://eduresearcher.com/2015/07/06/critical-questions-computerized-testing-sbac/

  2. leonie haimson
    April 6, 2016

    do you know that half of the written responses on the SBAC will never see a human scorer? And there’s no evidence for the validity or efficacy of machine scoring? see

    http://www.studentprivacymatters.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/Machine-scoring-brief-4.5.16-1.pdf

    please send a letter to your state commissioner today, asking him whether the SBAC for your child will be scored by a human or a machine:

    http://www.studentprivacymatters.org/our-letter-to-the-education-commissioners-in-the-parcc-and-sbac-states/

  3. ciedie aech
    April 6, 2016

    GO SEATTLE! WE are watching!

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