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Statement against high-stakes standardized testing by Massachusetts professors and researchers

A group of Massachusetts professors and researchers have banded together to craft a statement against high stakes standardized testing and present it to the Massachusetts Commissioner of Education, the Secretary of Education and the Board of Elementary and Secondary Education (BESE). To read the entire statement click here: http://matestingstatement.wordpress.com/statement/ To see the list of professors and researchers that endorsed it go here: http://matestingstatement.wordpress.com/about/
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TAG (Teacher Activists Group) Boston is up and running

The Boston chapter of TAG (Teacher Activist Groups) which is a national coalition of grassroots teacher organizing groups is up and running and their new website recently launched. You can check it out here:

http://tagboston.org/

There are already some interesting posts regarding Boston student assignment and videos about the potential school closings.

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