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July 24, 2012 > Teachers, parents unite against high-stakes testing

Teachers, parents unite against high-stakes testing

Submitted By Marcus Mrowka, AFT

Recently, the American Federation of Teachers (AFT) announced that over the past three weeks, more than 10,000 educators, parents and students throughout the country have signed AFT's petition calling for an end to America's fixation on high-stakes testing. The AFT and a growing number of parents and community leaders are taking a stand to restore balance to public education by prioritizing high-quality instruction informed by appropriate and useful assessments.

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