Assess THIS!

Centerville 2nd grade teacher Kelly George listened to her class. Their natural curiosity and Mrs. George’s guidance led to this amazing project, which included research, science, and art!

Just ONE example of the amazing things teachers do every day that can’t, and shouldn’t, be evaluated by test scores.

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Save the Date

Centerville City Schools will host a community forum on June 19, 2014 at 7pm in Cline Elementary’s auditorium. Get information on the upcoming PARCC tests, Common Core Curriculum, the Third Grade Reading Guarantee, and more. Special guest, Ohio State Representative and Chair of the Senate Education Committee, Peggy Lehner. Details to come as the agenda becomes available.

OAA’s

This week, Centerville City Schools’ students are taking the Ohio Achievement Assessments. http://ohio3-8.success-ode-state-oh-us.info/ We’re interested in how your child is responding to this week of testing.

 

What we’re reading

What we're reading

Comprehensive, non-partisan review of education reform by Diane Ravitch, education historian. Ravitch vehemently defends public education while exposing the problems of high-stakes testing and assessments, and the corporatization of public education by Big Business.

A is for Allies

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

Thomas Jefferson

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Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

Thomas Jefferson

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Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

Thomas Jefferson

Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/t/thomasjeff135368.html#UlkyO5zWpTqlxPAd.99

Educate and inform the whole mass of the people… They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our liberty.

Thomas Jefferson

Read more at http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/quotes/t/thomasjeff135368.html#UlkyO5zWpTqlxPAd.99

“Educate and inform the whole mass of the people…They are the only sure reliance for the preservation of our Liberty.”

Thomas Jefferson

First and foremost, it’s important to state how supportive we are of our local school district and its staff. We are allies of teachers and public education. Our main goal with this blog lies in dispersing factual information regarding education reform and how it ultimately impacts our local district and our kids. Additionally, we’d like to act as a resource for Centerville City School parents who want to consider their options, organize their protests, and promote their passion for public education. We encourage healthy, considerate debate, and independent research on the facts. This blog is a starting point. Let’s write the story together……