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[Xmca-l] Opt-out movement



This is related to the other thread since one of my initial responses to
the comments there was: As teachers, why not just stop paying attention to
all the testing and do the stuff that we know really matters?

Here is one answer for why not:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=08ntklteK_c&annotation_id=54833ffb-0000-2b41-a517-001a11c17db2&feature=iv&src_vid=JM1ddULfdhU

It is a video about a school in Chicago where 75% of the students opted out
of taking a standardized test and the fallout that followed.

Scary.

-greg

-- 
Gregory A. Thompson, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Anthropology
880 Spencer W. Kimball Tower
Brigham Young University
Provo, UT 84602
http://byu.academia.edu/GregoryThompson