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Summary ñ More Than a Score Ù PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook Ü ❴PDF / Epub❵ ★ More Than a Score Author Jesse Hagopian – Johns-cycling-diary.co.uk For too long so called education reformers mostly billionaires politicians and others with little or no background in teaching have gotten away with using sT personal and professional risk and fueling a national movement to reclaim and transform public educationAlong with the voices of students parents teachers administrators and grassroots education activists the book features renowned education researchers and advocates including Diane Ravitch Alfie Kohn Nancy Carlsson Paige Karen Lewis Carol Burris and Mark Naiso. This collection of essays on the damage high stakes standardized testing is doing to public education is enlightening in that it provides a lot of individual perspectives from the parents students teachers administrators and other activists who are fighting against this movement For someone interested in joining the cause there are some resources mentioned here as well as lots of inspiration However you won't find any unbiased neutral information here about this issue and the writing uality is pretty uneven Still this is a good read for people who are involved with public education and a fairly good starting point for finding out

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Ese detrimental exams In fact the “reformers” today find themselves facing the largest revolt in US history against high stakes standardized testingMore Than a Score is a collection of essays poems speeches and interviews accounts of personal courage and trenchant insights from frontline fighters who are defying the corporate education reformers often at grea. I'd give it a 35 if I could It was inspiring to read so many stories from a variety of people fighting standardized testing It became a little bit repetitive at times but it was a thoroughly informative read

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More Than a ScoreFor too long so called education reformers mostly billionaires politicians and others with little or no background in teaching have gotten away with using standardized testing More Than PDF or to punish our nation’s youth and educatorsNow across the country students are walking out parents are opting their children out and teachers are refusing to administer th. I picked this book up off the new bookshelf and I think that I had a different set of expectations I've read several books about educational reform and the one thing that most of them have going for them is a clear directive We believe this because of that and here's how we'll get there Combine it with the all American soundtrack and some Pom pins and you have a euphoric feeling of we can do it Even if you disagree with the method you can get caught in the fanfareAll of that was lacking in this counter argument Several of the first few essays call out several reformers or reforms by name and say this is bad and leave it at that There's no explanation no persuasion no passion As the essays go in and become personal the frustration and hopelessness becomes evident but there's no real sense of unity or empowerment from the acts of civil disobedience Which is a sad state indeed Science is on the side of less testing authentic assessments let the teachers teach and keep the politicians out But money is on the other side Rather than finishing feeling hopeful I finished the book feeling like Sisyphus