A FORUM TO DISCUSS THE IMPACT OF PUBLIC SCHOOL TESTING IN NORTH CAROLINA
On March 16th, 2019, teachers, parents, education specialists, community leaders, and elected officials engaged in a discussion of the urgent issues surrounding public school testing and the negative impact on our children.
The event was held at Temple Baptist Church’s Family Life Center
1417 Clifton Street, Raleigh NC 27604
We heard from Dr. Diane Ravitch, founder of the Network for Public Education, live via the web, who informed the audience about the dangers of the current testing program on the welfare of our children.
Dr. Jen Mangrum and event organizers also facilitated a series of small group discussions to focused on specific aspects of school testing that are failing to meet the needs of students.
Dr. Diane Ravitch
New York University, Research Professor of Education
Founder and President of the Network for Public Education (NPE).
Dr. Jen Mangrum
University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Clinical Associate Professor, Teacher Education and Higher Learning Department
The Testing Culture “Web” Diagram was constructed to demonstrate how the various issues of public school testing are related and connected.
The following articles provided information that served as the basis of our model. REFERENCES