"Instinct tells us never to place children in the middle of a muddle. But here we are … hearing unbelieving tales of adult unfairness that seem such the antithesis of what is expected from the guardians of our children..."
There is no virtue in making children so brave that they might withstand the idiocy of adults. If schools think education is all about testing …. they’ve already forfeited their privilege to enjoy your child. Remember that. This testing madness has the tell-tale symptoms of a sick obsession … a creepy neurosis that screams of … Continue reading Educational Idiocy
“Why do we protest one meaningless test and ignore the real harm being done day after day for years now? Opting out changed nothing for the children.” A Patchogue-Medford, NY, mom And she’s right. Fighting today’s education reform battles with yesterday’s tactics is a feel-good waste of time. “Nostalgia is a seductive liar.” Remember that. … Continue reading Spring Testing – Time For Hardball – An OptOut/WalkOut