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MASC-SchoolCommittee Jun 13
Here with parents from across Massachusetts for the Council of Fair School Finance press conference
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Peter Piazza 18h
update: testimony now on H. 431 - the moratorium on high stakes testing. panel: "the system is doing exactly what it was supposed to do - maintain privilege."
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Maurice Cunningham 13h
Masslive Misfires on Editorial on Massachusetts Parents United of Arkansas via
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Melissa Winchell 24m
"A new study by the Massachusetts Budget and Policy Center shows exactly why the coalition is pushing so hard. The difference between the two bills, according to the left-leaning think tank, is $946 million."
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Scamwell Tarly Jun 14
Replying to @radiokeri
What epic spin Keri.
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Peter Piazza 18h
hearing: testifying in favor of S.296, which would require the use of growth, not achievement, in measuring student performance. "if we're gonna rely on scores to make decisions ab schools & children, we should at least measure how they help students progress."
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Scamwell Tarly Jun 14
Keri’s upset people are suing to fix a school formula and now she’s making threats to sue for accountability. are a road block to finally fixing this shit and any legislator entertaining them should be shunned tbh
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Peter Piazza 18h
Replying to @MassCIEA
Overall, alternative models - like - can inform positive changes to the existing accountability system, which (though demonstrably flawed) will not be dropped any time soon.
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Carol Savage 21h
End stress & help MA become a leader in educational assessments. We can do better and these bills will help. Support Inspiration, not Disruption! Send your letter today:
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Peter Piazza 18h
Replying to @Edu_Historian
Now , 3 points: 1) Standardized tests measure family income, race & parental education 2) Standardized tests don't measure the really important things good schools do 3) Standardized tests incentivize teaching to the test, narrowing curriculum etc
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Scamwell Tarly Jun 14
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Katie Lannan 19h
the big difference (an almost $1 billion difference) between two major proposals for school finance reform is how they address funds for low-income students, according to a new report:
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Natasha Ushomirsky 14h
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Sonia Chang-Díaz 19h
Replying to @SoniaChangDiaz
Yes, we will need to raise revenue to complete phasing in Act, but we don't need new $$ to start. Bay Staters understand the stakes & want us to follow through on our values . 3/
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Suzanne M. Bump Jun 15
ICYMI: Our state can, and must do more to support the success of our state’s most vulnerable children both in and out of the classroom. Our work has offered solutions to address this challenge.
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SchoolFacts Boston Jun 14
New from : "The Boston School Committee on Wednesday night unanimously approved a policy that would eliminate middle schools, as part of an effort to reduce the number of times students change schools." Read more:
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The Policy Minute 10h
Wait! There is one more Charter School on the horizon plus updated timeline information. Read all about even more for 2019/2020 Charter School Season!
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BosParentResist 12h
Except underfunding means have to fundraise for arts, playgrounds, etc. etc.
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MBAE 19h
Employers we talk to overwhelming support greater student access to work-based learning. Check out what that may mean in middle school. What Work-Based Learning Looks Like in Middle School |
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Scamwell Tarly 13h
“Keep testing the black and brown kids to death”
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