I know it’s been posted, but I figure let’s keep this conversation going.
I’m honored to know Jia Lee, teacher at the Earth School in NYC, and thank her for being a #truthteller #educatoractivist
#RefusetheTest, our children and teachers are #MoreThanAScore
Thank you nLightn Media for the video.
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Jia Lee – Senate Hearings Reauthorization of NCLB Jan 2015 from nLightn Media on Vimeo.
Edwin Mayorga is a parent, educator, scholar and activist. He is an Associate Professor in the Department of Educational Studies and the Program in Latin American and Latino Studies at Swarthmore College (PA). He is director of the Education in our Barrios @BarrioEdPHL, youth participatory action research collaborative in Philadelphia, and #CritEdPol, an undergraduate/community focused online journal of critical education policy studies.
February 1, 2015 at 6:27 pm
Thank you Jia Lee for representing all teachers. As a first grade teacher, I am appalled to be losing 3-4 hours each week on test prep.
Some children do not want to come to school on Fridays anymore.
I feel I am a Pearson part-time employee.