Are You Kidding Me? Here’s Where You Can Put Those Test Scores …


Listen. The tests are a joke. We all know it. Our children are suffering. Our schools are falling apart. Our teachers are quitting in droves. It is time to do something. Will you?

Here is my state: The Florida Standards Assessment test questions were rented from Utah for 5.4 million after Utah realized the test was so bad, they threw it out. Then, Florida computer systems crashed for weeks making testing a complete joke. You remember the posts. Now, 11 months later and 2 weeks before the kids start testing again, they finally release scores … and people care what grade their school got?

Are you kidding me?

Listen.

Wherever you live, do this instead … call every news station, every news paper, and every politician running their mouth about school testing grades, and give them the hell. Flood their emails. Tie up their networks and media pages with opposition until they stop or step up.

That’s how.

Here are some contacts to get you started:

For all elected officials, go here.

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