Post Tagged with: "High Stakes Testing"

AFT President Randi Weingarten: Stop Fighting Unions, Start Fixing Tests

Last week, American Federation of Teachers (AFT) President, Randi Weingarten, delivered a keynote speech at an American Enterprise Institute (AEI) sponsored event, where she expressed her concerns about Common Core testing. Recent debate about whether unions are a problem or solution for public schools sparked Weingarten’s opening statement, where she explained how the media blinds many from seeing the positive […]

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AFSA President Diann Woodard Responds to the 2012 PISA Results

WASHINGTON—Today, in response to the 2012 results for the Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), AFSA President Diann Woodard released the following statement: “It is no surprise that the standing of U.S. students has changed little over the last decade. What is more troubling, is that over the last few years we have witnessed a doubling down on unproven education […]

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