“Test and punish policies?”

CEAFU Key Leader and President of California Teacher Empowerment Network, Larry Sand, comments on AFT teacher union’s latest criticism of a high-stakes testing company and testing in general.  Check the story out on unionwatch.org.

. . . perhaps the most bizarre teacher union activity in April, again courtesy of AFT, took place last week in England, where according to the union’s press release, “The American Federation of Teachers, along with teachers unions and nongovernmental organizations throughout the world, will speak out during Pearson’s annual general meeting Friday, April 29, in London to call for a review of its business model that pushes high-stakes testing in the United States and privatized schools in the developing world.”