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Fri Dec 27, 2013, 07:57 AM

Students Of New York City Tell Their New Mayor How Standardized Testing Squashes The Learning Bug

I was never a good test-taker when I was a student. And when it came to standardized testing, I simply hated it. They were always boring, and it was impossible to get excited or all that creative about a test. But the school kept forcing us through hours of preparation nonetheless.

Well, some parents and students in New York City are taking a stand. Watch the message they have to say to their new mayor, Bill de Blasio.


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Fri Dec 27, 2013, 08:39 AM

1. Will he pay attention, though? The buzz is that anti-testing former District Supt.....

 

... Carmen Farina was set to take over as schools chancellor but Obama and Duncan ( and other Gates proxies) along w. the charter lobby have been working furiously behind the scenes to get another know-nothing corporate puppet installed.

Let's hope its just buzz. We should know

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