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Holding States and Schools Accountable

By Published: February 9, 2013

(Jesse Hagopian is a source for this New York Times article and is quoted on the debate surrounding reauthorizing the No Child Left Behind Act.)

Image result for Seattle metJesse Hagopian is a Classroom Warrior

One year after leading a boycott against the MAP assessment test in Seattle public high schools, the teacher continues to fight for the kids.

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WSJ: Seattle Teachers Protest Exams (January 25, 2013, 6:46 p.m. ET)

“Jesse Hagopian and other Seattle teachers protested standardized exams Wednesday.”


Teacher pulls group together to stop Seattle school closures

By Linda Shaw, Seattle Times education reporter, December 16, 2009

Jesse Hagopian, a middle-school teacher and son of former Seattle School Board member Amy Hagopian, hopes to stop plans to close Seattle schools by uniting parents in one big anti-closure group.


Is 2013 the tipping point for high-stakes testing obsession?

By Valerie Strauss on February 2, 2013

“Starr’s critique was echoed by Seattle teacher Jesse Hagopian…”


It won’t be just grayheads at Saturday’s peace rally

By SUSAN PAYNTER, P-I COLUMNIST Published 10:00 pm, Thursday, January 25, 2007

This article in the Seattle Post-Intellengencer featured Jesse Hagopian’s anti-war organizing at the height of the war in Iraq.
                                                                         Jesse Hagopian
Why is the Garfield High history teacher leading a boycott against standardized testing? Perhaps to lock up the next decade’s worth of Teacher of the Year awards from a grateful student body.

Young: Teaching to the test isn’t teaching at all

By John Young, Regular Contributor (Friday, March 1, 2013).

Jesse Hagopian is doing more than teaching history.


Camejo calls to back Nader (Sunday, March 28, 2004)

Green Party advocate Peter Camejo said yesterday that voters have no choice without a strong third party and urged a crowd gathered in the District to support Ralph Nader’s bid for the presidency.


Seattle high schools can omit MAP exams

In a victory for Seattle teachers protesting the exams known as the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP), high schools won’t have to give the exams starting next fall… At Garfield, where the boycott began in January, teachers rejoiced Monday after school let out, high-fiving each other in the halls, said Garfield teacher Jesse Hagopian, one of the leaders of a protest that has drawn national attention…


NBC News Wants to be the Education Network the Way George W. Bush Wanted to be the Education President

“Ravitch duly credited NBC for holding an “outstanding student town hall,” and applauded the participation of Seattle education activist Jesse Hagopian…”

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