PSAT for 4-15-14: Mark your calendars – MTAS forum April 29
Take out your calendars (I still do this with my actual personal hand and an actual pencil), find Tuesday, April 29, and mark in the More Than a Score forum at 6 pm at Union Park in Chicago.
Here’s what we’ll be talking about:
- Why the NWEA is a bad high-stakes test.
- How some children can safely opt out of NWEA.
- Opting out legal issues.
- What we can do in Springfield and at home to change state testing laws.
- The connection between tests and school closings/turnarounds.
- The next wave of tests: Common Core and PARCC.
- Our alternative – what’s wrong with report cards???
We’ll provide user-friendly information, handouts, flyers, and how-tos.
Child care and translation will be provided.
Questions? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.