Parents, teachers, & principals pushing back against high-stakes testing and privatization of public schools gain ground. TX districts and NY school principals are especially vocal in decrying the use of tests for purposes they were never intended for. NCLB must change, and drop its most harmful parts.
Education reform protests pick up steam
In Texas, New York, Illinois and other states, protests are getting louder against school reform that insists on using standardized test scores as the basis for evaluating students, educators and schools.