Tag: Opt Out

A Must Read Article, Opting Out, BOE Candidates, Karen Lewis

A MUST READ article on the Democratic Party, how they have embraced neoliberal education reforms, and the impact of the Chicago Teachers Union on this. If any of our members are parents who wish to have their own children OPT-OUT of standardized testing this year, this link may help you. If any of our members …

Calling All Activists!

A few opportunities to speak out against the overuse and misuse of standardized testing… United Opt Out National is hosting “Occupy 2.0: The Battle for Public Schools” from April 7-10th in Washington D.C. ┬áSpeakers over the course of the weekend include Diane Ravitch, Leonie Haimson, Nancy Carlsson-Paige, Brian Jones, and Karen Lewis. New York Principals …

Interested in Opting Out?

If you are a parent who is interested in having your child opt out of standardized testing this year (because, you know, it is destroying the profession you work in) you will want to take a look at this site… United Opt Out National, The Movement to End Corporate Education Reform