BAT Challenge to Duncan, SOS on High Stakes Testing and Opting Out

On this week’s Education Town Hall BUS: Rosalie Friend of Save Our Schools explores the unsuitability of testing for accountability purposes, and United Opt Out reports on parents and teachers choosing to skip the test. Denisha Jones and Mark Naison of BadAss Teachers Association discuss the organization’s challenge to Arne Duncan. Thursday, October 23, at 11 a.m. Eastern on We Act Radio’s Education Town Hall.

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Categories: BUS program, corporate influence in schools, high stakes testing, National Issues, parent organizing

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4 replies

  1. I’ve been tuned in since 11 a.m. but the BATs, UOO, and SOS segments don’t seem to be on.

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  2. So sorry to report that there was a major technical difficulty, the kind that happens once or twice a year and, sadly, just fell in the BUS hour. The BUS program scheduled for today, 10/23, will air on 11/20. Thanks for your patience and understanding.

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  3. I couldn’t catch them either…

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