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'A Big Mistake': Bowman Blast Biden Administration for Mandating Standardized Tests Amid Pandemic -

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"“We have an obsession with arbitrary testing metrics above all else, even in the middle of a pandemic that’s dislodged every facet of American life.” Congressman Jamaal Bowman, experienced teacher & principal and teacher, &member of the House Education Committee was outraged by the announcement that the Biden administration demands a resumption of annual testing. “It’s a mistake that reflects a broader problem in American education! We have an obsession with arbitrary testing metrics above all else, even in the middle of a pandemic that’s dislodged every facet of American life. We’ve forgotten that testing is one useful tool, and should not be the goal of education in and of itself.”

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I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

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