More Than A Score

The New Uprising Against Standardised Testing

Jesse Hagopian (Redaktør) ; Diane Ravitch (Forord) ; Alfie Kohn (Forord)

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Fakta

Innholdsfortegnelse

Forward: Diane Ravitch
Overview what's wrong with standardized testing

Preface: Alfie Kohn
Overview of the importance of the "education spring" uprising and the chapters in the book

Introduction: Jesse Hagopian
Overview of how neoliberalism has been applied to the public schools in an effort to destroy teachers unions, critical thinking, and one of the last public institutions guaranteed by the government. Also, I will touch how strategies for this movement against standardized testing and assess the progress we have made so far.

Section one: Teachers
This section will tell the stories of teachers who organized actions against standardized tests.
1. Jesse Hagopian
2. Mallory Clarke, Garfield HS boycott leader
3. Rachael Eells, Garfield HS boycott leader
4. Brian Jones, on race and testing
5. Barbara Madeloni, was fired for helping students refuse tests. Barbara worked on the teachers ed test
6. Mark Naison, founded Bad Ass Teachers association
7. Nancy Carrlson-Paige, Early Childhood expert
8. Karen Lewis, CTU president


Section Two: Students
This section will tell the stories of students who organized actions against standardized tests.
1. Alexia, Portland Sutdent union walkout leader
2. Malcolm London, Poet from Chicago, walkout leader
3. Amber Kudla, NY state, valedictorian speech against testing
4. Aaron Regunberg, RI Students union-Zombie march
5. Nikhil Goyal, Woodbury, New York, refused college because of testing
6. Falmatta Sied, Garfield HS poem on MAP boycott
7. Stephanie Rivera, Rutegers University

Section Three: Parents
This section will tell the stories of parents who organized actions against standardized tests.

1. Janette, Long Is opt-out movement leader Facebook
2. Kirstin, Chicago, Play-in
3. Dao Tran, mass opt-out in NYC
4. Peggy, United Opt-Out Executive Director


Section Four: Administrators and Advocates
This section will tell the stories of teachers who organized actions against standardized tests.

1. John Kuhn, Superintendent in a Texas school district
2. Carol Burris, principal in New York
3. Monty Neill-Executive Director of Fair Test.

Afterward: Wayne Au

Om forfatteren

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Publicity and promotion in conjunction with the author's speaking engagementsJesse Hagopian, the book's editor and contributing author, is a teacher at Seattle's Garfield High School, an editor for Rethinking Schools magazine, and was a leader in the historic boycott of the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test of 2013.