MAP Test Boycott Victory Tour with Jesse Hagopian

Beginning this weekend, Garfield High School teacher and Rethinking Schools editorial associate Jesse Hagopian will be traveling around the country to share the lessons of how educators in Seattle organized and won a historic victory against standardized testing by boycotting the MAP test.  After months of threats from the Seattle School District, they finally agreed to no longer require the MAP test at the high school level.   Teachers, students, and parents around the nation are ready to build a movement to stop the high stakes testing mania and the story of how Garfield teachers united communities in common cause for quality assessment will help these struggles grow.  Send I AM AN EDUCATOR a message to let Jesse know if you will be able to attend one of his speaking events or to inquire about having a Seattle MAP test boycott teacher address your organization.

Date City, location Sponsor Contact info Event Information
6/21/13 Milwaukee,

MTEA office 5310 W. Vliet St.

Sponsored by the Milwaukee Teachers’ Education Association, the Milwaukee Center for Teaching,

Learning and Public Education and the Educators’ Network for Social Justice.


 (414) 259-1990

 Who’s Bashing Teachers and Public Schools

…and What Can We Do About It?

A conversation with two teacher leaders

Jesse Hagopian and

Stan Karp

6/27/13-6/30/13 Chicago, IL
Crowne Plaza Hotel & Conference Center – Chicago O’Hare.
Center for Economic Research and Social Change/Haymarket Books


More than a score: The fight against standardized testing


Defend our schools: Fighting for education justice
6/30/13 Atlanta, GA
Marriott Atlanta Marquis

265 Peachtree Center Avenue, N.E., Atlanta, GA 30303

National Education Association Joint Conference on Concerns of Minorities and Women
7/11/13-7/13/13 Washington, DC
Marriott Wardman Hotel
Advancement Project We Can Do Better: Collaborating to Reform School Discipline and Accountability
9/27/13 Washington, DC Academy of Education Arts and Sciences Bammy Awards Ceremony
September 2013 Eugene, OR Social Equality Educators   Details TBA
September 2013 Minneapolis, MN Public Education Justice Alliance of Minnesota   Details TBA





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