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Teacher/blogger Anthony Cody shares an exchange between a Seattle, Washington, parent and her son’s teachers, regarding his education.

On this year’s school contract form, I specifically asked that Connor not take part in any standardised tests. As a parent, my legal right to withdraw him from that testing supercedes the District’s attempt to make standardised testing mandatory.

I take this stand for many reasons… One of the main issues for me is that education/learning is not about test-taking. Go to the original…


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