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48,000+ WA Students Refused Testocracy–Here are the Opt-Out Numbers for Seattle

This is a re-posting of an article published on Seattle Education.  It is re-posted here with permission of the author, Carolyn Leith, and Dora Taylor who maintains Seattle Education. Seattle opt-out numbers for 2014-2015. It’s on! Seattle had an incredible … Continue reading

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Kindergarteners Required to Test Twice a Year as Seattle “Rises” to Data Driven Education,

Seattle’s short-lived victory over standardized testing has come to a screeching halt. In March 2013, as a result of a very impressive boycott of the districts MAP test by both students and teachers alike, Superintendent of Seattle Schools, Jose’ Banda … Continue reading

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Senator Maria Cantwell’s response to email about Common Core stating “Separate standards for ELL and students with disabilities”

A fellow group member in the fight to Stop Common Core State Standards in WA contacted Senator Maria Cantwell via email and received quite an interesting response. Here it is: Dear Mr. _, Thank you for contacting me regarding the … Continue reading

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Special Ed PTSA meeting in Seattle 5/15 to announce changes to accommodations next year under common core

Seattle: The Special Ed PTSA, public meeting will be May 15, 2013 at 7:00 pm at John Stafford building in Seattle. They will introduce the new head of SpEd in Seattle as well as inform the public of the changes … Continue reading

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