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Justin Parmenter: Mega-Corporation Threatens Legal Action Against 3 North Carolina Teachers by Diane Ravitch

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 'When NBCT teacher Justin Parmenter and two other teachers in North Carolina called out their state superintendent for disregarding the recommendation of his evaluation committee and for choosing a product they rejected, the corporation owning the winning product threatened legal action to silence the teachers.  Shame on the owners of iStation. Shame on Mark Johnson ex-TFA whose classroom experience was limited to 2 years. His failure to defend his state’s teachers reveals his character. Under normal circumstances, when a teacher disagreed with the state education department’s decision to switch from one test to another, it would be called a difference of opinion, or when teachers called attention to the state chief’s decision to ignore the recommendations of his evaluation team and pick a different assessment, it would be treated as criticism and grounds for debate.'

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