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Feature Report - MCCSC to Protest High-Stakes Testing

From: WFHB
Series: Daily Local News
Length: 08:58

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The Board of Trustees at the Monroe County Community School Corporation announced plans last week to publicly protest the trend toward high-stakes testing in Indiana. As students, teachers and entire schools are increasingly threatened with repercussions for doing poorly on standardized tests, the School Board is asking the state legislature to reconsider some of its recent decisions regarding public education. For full broadcasts of the DLN, visit www.wfhb.org/news/dln

Badge-wo-tagline_small The Board of Trustees at the Monroe County Community School Corporation announced plans last week to publicly protest the trend toward high-stakes testing in Indiana. As students, teachers and entire schools are increasingly threatened with repercussions for doing poorly on standardized tests, the School Board is asking the state legislature to reconsider some of its recent decisions regarding public education. The move toward high-stakes testing, and the local questioning of its effects on public education, is the subject of today’s WFHB feature. WFHB Assistant News Director Joe Crawford has this story.

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The Board of Trustees at the Monroe County Community School Corporation announced plans last week to publicly protest the trend toward high-stakes testing in Indiana. As students, teachers and entire schools are increasingly threatened with repercussions for doing poorly on standardized tests, the School Board is asking the state legislature to reconsider some of its recent decisions regarding public education. The move toward high-stakes testing, and the local questioning of its effects on public education, is the subject of today’s WFHB feature. WFHB Assistant News Director Joe Crawford has this story.

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The Daily Local News is produced by a team of volunteers working in the WFHB news department for Bloomington Community Radio
Executive producer is Alycin Bektesh

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