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Guest Blog | My son is an excellent student who is high achiever…I do know that he verbally and physically showed signs of severe stress in the weeks up to taking the tests that spring. But what his teacher who was proctoring the test told me left me heartbroken for him.
By Tina Allen of the @ColumbusEA/OEA | I joined this profession to change lives, to educate, motivate and inspire. High-stakes testing almost took that away from me. The tears of a fourth grader reminded me what’s important.
By Courtney Johnson, Columbus Education Association I love my Job! Yet, I felt complicit in a crime…. It is wrong to subject young people to this much testing…. I called my union. | #OvertestedOH #RedForEd
By Julie Holderbaum, MinervaEA/OEA | The lessons I teach now are not what I enjoy teaching and they are not what their kids enjoy learning and frankly, it makes me sick. And I’m Not Alone | #OvertestedOH #RedForEd
By Kevin Griffin of the @DublinEA, and the Central OEA Vice President | The state report cards have been around for several years. HB 70…. The real victims are our students.
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