RYH forum Nov. 29th – Assessing the Assessments

A forum for community members to discuss the

CULTURE OF TESTING in our schools

What are all these tests? How do we best measure achievement?

ACCESS… Dibels … REACH… NWEA–Map. CCQ… ISAT… Explore… PLAN… mCLass… Compass


When: Thursday, November 29, 2012

Where: Holstein Park, 2nd floor Auditorium (elevator available)

2200 N. Oakley, Chicago

Time: 7pm – 9 pm

Forum panelists include: teachers who currently administer tests, and

Dr. Noah Sobe, Prof. Noah W. Sobe is Associate Professor of Cultural and EducationalPolicy Studies at Loyola University Chicago where he also directs the Center for Comparative Education.  Prof. Sobe researches the history of education and the relationship between globalization and schools and serves on the Boards of Directors of several scholarly societies He presents findings at academic conferences around the globe.  Prof. Sobe is the parent of two daughters currently attending CPS and a member of a group of education researchers called CReATE (Chicagoland Researchers and Advocates of Transformative Education). He is a co-author of CReATE’s research brief on high stakes standardized testing.

 For more information: www.ilraiseyourhand.org

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