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Seattle Event: Closing the Opportunity Gap Detracking and De-Testing. An evening with Carol Burris and Wayne Au

    Wednesday, January 11, 2017 6:30 PM – 8:00 PM Garfield High School Quincy Jones Performing Arts Center 400 23rd Avenue Seattle, WA 98122   This event is supported by … Continue reading

January 3, 2017 · 4 Comments

What the Washington State Supreme Court Decision on Charter Schools Achieved

Originally posted on The Progressive: The Washington State Supreme Court ruled on September 4, 2015 that charter schools are not “common schools” and therefore cannot be funded by common school … Continue reading

November 11, 2015 · 2 Comments

Parents Across America Online Panel: How Washington State Activists Nixed Charter Schools

How Washington State activists nixed charter schools Sunday, Oct 25, 2015 5 pm EDT, 2 pm PDT Join us on Sunday, October 25th, to talk about the Washington State Supreme … Continue reading

October 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

A video: Wayne Au, PhD on High Stakes Testing, Unequal by Design

Dr. Wayne Au presenting his keynote for the Freedom To Learn event in Newcastle, UK. About Wayne Au, Associate Professor at the University of Washington, Bothell: Academic Interests Dr. Au’s … Continue reading

October 11, 2015 · Leave a comment

Join us at the Northwest Teaching for Social Justice Conference (NWTSJ)

Educators, students and parents are invited to attend the Northwest Teaching for Social Justice Conference October 17, 2015 “We Still Need to Trouble the Water: Race, Revolution and the Struggle … Continue reading

September 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

For families in Southeast Seattle: Standardized Testing and “Opting Out”, What are the impacts on our region’s diverse schools and students?

Join a discussion with southeast Seattle families and teachers. Standardized Testing and “Opting Out”  What are the impacts on our region’s diverse schools and students? Wednesday, March 25, 6:00-7:30 pm … Continue reading

March 17, 2015 · 3 Comments

Seattle pushes back on Common Core Standards and high-stakes testing

The Battle for Seattle continues. Please submit this resolution, modified for your district, for adoption at the March 9th Democratic district caucuses, specifically the legislative district chair. The deadline for submissions is … Continue reading

February 24, 2014 · 17 Comments

Panel on student testing at Town Hall in Seattle

On Tuesday September 17th at 7:30 PM there will be a panel discussion on standardized testing at Town Hall in Seattle titled To Test or Not to Test? The panelists will … Continue reading

September 2, 2013 · Leave a comment

Wayne Au on His Alma Mater Garfield High School

This article has been reposted in full with permission by the author. Proud to be a Garfield Bulldog The growing support for Garfield teachers’ resistance to the MAP test is a … Continue reading

January 17, 2013 · 2 Comments

Teaching Equity Conference featuring Wayne Au

Highline Community College April 28th, 2012 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM With Keynote Speaker Wayne Au, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Secondary Social Studies Education at the University of Washington, Bothell … Continue reading

April 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Occupy Education Seattle and the “Throw Down” with the Gates Foundation on March 1st

“Why should Bill Gates views matter to me as a public school parent? I actually have a B.S. in education. Does he have the qualifications to speak for me? I … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · Leave a comment

Race and The (mis)Measures of Academic Progress

An Op-Ed by Guest Contributor Jesse Hagopian: There is a lot of talk in well-financed education reform circles about “closing the achievement gap” – the difference in academic performance between … Continue reading

May 17, 2011 · 6 Comments