The Seattle school board got the message loud and clear—if they missed it in the chants and signs demanding “Ethnic Studies Now!” from the students, educators, and parents who packed last week’s public hearing, they heard in the flood of public testimony.
Tag: Seattle Education Association
“Never before in the country has an entire district of educators risen up to declare that Black Lives Matter.”
At Seattle’s Garfield High School, a small but passionate group of educators is standing up for their students by refusing to administer the flawed and irrelevant Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test.
In Seattle, educators and parents are boycotting an onerous test. It’s just one effort in a rising tide of discontent with the testing regime.
NEA Secretary-Treasurer Rebecca Pringle went looking for common elements in great schools serving students from low-income families.
It’s a “needle in the haystack” search, but well worth it.