Testing: Just The Facts

Photo courtesy and copyright Bryan Fenstermacher.The Columbus Dispatch has recently run a story on the ongoing testing saga students and teachers in the Columbus City Schools have been forced to endure since returning from Winter Break. The amount of testing at all grade levels in CCS has been the subject of a grievance sent to arbitration by your Association as well as an earlier Speakout on The CEA Blog.

“When you need to be spending time teaching children to read, you are testing them,” said Columbus Education Association President Rhonda Johnson. “That’s taking away valuable classroom time.”

You can read the entire story here.