"Test-In" & Forum on High Stakes Testing

Thursday, February 26, 2015 at 05:00 PM


Free Library- Central Branch, Room 406 & 407
1901 Vine St
Philadelphia, PA 19103
United States
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Kelley Collings

Join parents, teachers, students, community members, higher ed faculty, politicians, & district administrators at the...

“Test-In” & Forum on High Stakes Testing

-Answer sample PSSA and Keystone test questions.
-Hear teachers break the code of silence and reveal the injustice of high stakes testing from the classroom perspective.
-Hear students describe how the onslaught of testing has forced art, music, gym, and recess out of the school day.
-Hear school nurses describe the emotional and physical impact testing has on students.
-Learn exactly how much money and time is spent on testing annually in our schools.
-Discuss alternatives to high stakes testing.
-Learn how parents, teachers, and students have fought back again high stakes testing in Chicago, New York, Seattle, and other cities across the country.

Thurs., Feb 26, 2015 (5-7pm)
Free Library of Philadelphia – Central Branch Room 406 & 407
1901 Vine St., Phila 19103 (between 19th and 20th Streets on the Parkway)

Sponsored by the Caucus of Working Educators, Alliance for Philadelphia Public Schools, Teacher Action Group, Philadelphia Student Union, Parents United for Public Education, & Action United

For more info contact:
Alison McDowell at [email protected] or
Kelley Collings at (215) 868-3089 [email protected]

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