Today on the show we’re talking with Amy Morton, Board Chair for Better Georgia, about Governor Deal’s attempt at another school takeover. After his ballot measure failing miserably in November, he’ll be trying to introduce a bill during this legislative session that will do the same damage. But we think Georgians won’t be fooled. You… [Read More]
On today’s show, Bryan and Brandon are talking about the consequences of Governor Deal’s school takeover ballot measure. What does the measure mean for students, teachers and parents? Where did this model come from? Has it been successful elsewhere? The preamble of this measure sounds ideal, but the fine print is where it gets dangerous. You… [Read More]
The bipartisan rollback of the federal No Child Left Behind law has returned power to the states to decide whether and how to use high stakes tests to hold teachers and students accountable.
Now, we need to hold our lawmakers and Gov. Deal accountable by asking them to act now to reduce the number of precious classroom hours that are spent on testing.