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For too long so called education reformers mostly billionaires politicians and others with little or no background in teaching have gotten away with using standardized testing to punish our nation’s youth and educatorsNow across the country students are walking out parents are opting their children out and teachers are refusing to administer these detrime Disclaimer This anthology was gifted to me by one of its contributors More Than a Score is an inspiring story of public school educators standing up for themselves and their students The book is written by teachers that participated in a protest against a particular test that they felt not only took away a significant amount of learning time from their students but also was being unfairly used by administration to assess them as educators While there was no particularly gripping moment for me while reading this book I thoroughly enjoyed it and certainly learned a lot I would recommend this book to educators yearning to break the mold of our education system

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More Than a ScoreNtal exams In fact the “reformers” today find themselves facing the largest revolt in US history against high stakes standardized testingMore Than a Score is a collection of essays poems speeches and interviews accounts of personal courage and trenchant insights from frontline fighters who are defying the corporate education reformers often at great per If you haven't already versed yourself in the ramifications of all the tests our current students are enduring this is a book you need to read Essays from teachers parents students and administrators will bring you up to speed noticeably absent Pres Obama Michele Rhee and Texas Gov Perry but wait their kids don't attend public school oh yeah These tests trace back to the beginning of eugenics help fuel the school to prison pipeline benefit no one but corporations and politicians If you are a parent of school aged children be brave stand up and say no to these tests Reinstate play curiosity and the kind of education all of our children deserve Instead have conversations with your child's teachers and if fear is not a factor let them share with you what they observe of your child as a learner

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mobi Ê More Than a Score ñ Paperback ↠ [PDF] ✈ More Than a Score ⚣ Jesse Hagopian – Helpyouantib.co.uk For too long so called education reformers mostly billionaires politicians and others with little or no background in teaching have gotten away with using standardized testing to punish our nation’s For too lonSonal and professional risk and fueling a national movement to reclaim and transform public educationAlong with the voices of students parents teachers administrators and grassroots education activists the book features renowned education researchers and advocates including Diane Ravitch Alfie Kohn Nancy Carlsson Paige Karen Lewis Carol Burris and Mark Nais This collection of essays on the damage high stakes standardized testing is doing to public education is enlightening in that it provides a lot of individual perspectives from the parents students teachers administrators and other activists who are fighting against this movement For someone interested in joining the cause there are some resources mentioned here as well as lots of inspiration However you won't find any unbiased neutral information here about this issue and the writing uality is pretty uneven Still this is a good read for people who are involved with public education and a fairly good starting point for finding out