Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Eleven Years & Counting

After growing up on TAAS and ten years of administering TAKS, today I will experience my first round of STAAR.

To be frank, I despise these tests. Dreaded boredom awaits as I monitor my students being tortured by an assessment designed and conceived by mindless bureaucrats who know nothing about educating 21st century learners.

This high stakes, standardized test is a farce. Rebellion stirs below the surface, and my hope is that someday soon parents and teachers can unite to revolt against the archaic, ineffective system harming our children.

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