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More Than a Score : The New Uprising Against High-Stakes Testing
by Jesse Hagopian and Diane Ravitch and Alfie Kohn


Overview - 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 educators.
Now, across the country, students are walking out, parents are opting their children out, and teachers are refusing to administer these detrimental exams.
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Overview
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 educators.
Now, across the country, students are walking out, parents are opting their children out, and teachers are refusing to administer these detrimental exams. In fact, the reformers today find themselves facing the largest revolt in US history against high-stakes, standardized testing.
More Than a Score is a collection of essays, poems, speeches, and interviewsaccounts of personal courage and trenchant insightsfrom frontline fighters who are defying the corporate education reformers, often at great personal and professional risk, and fueling a national movement to reclaim and transform public education.
Along 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 Naison."

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781608463923
  • ISBN-10: 1608463923
  • Publisher: Haymarket Books
  • Publish Date: December 2014
  • Page Count: 336
  • Dimensions: 8.9 x 6 x 0.9 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.1 pounds


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