Today was a HUGE day for anyone who has ever grumbled about the damage that our “test-em-all” approach to teaching and learning is doing to public schools. You see, the 2013 PDK/Gallup Poll of Public Attitudes Towards Public Schools was released.
I’m going to let ONE statistic from the report do the talking:
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That’s a COMPLETE relief, y’all.
It is tangible evidence that the vast majority of our nation — everyone from the parents of the children we teach to the business and community leaders that we serve — is starting to recognize that testing isn’t the answer to improving our schools.
At some point, the legislators passing crappy policies that destroy our schools HAVE to listen, don’t they?
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