The new era of education!
Believing we can improve schooling with more tests is like believing you can make yourself grow taller by measuring your height." Robert Schaeffer of FairTest
In 2013, schools began to boycott the MAP test, the first school that made an impact was Garfield High School in Seatle, creating the Scrap the MAP initiative!
Society began to doubt the importance of standardized tests, and fight back:
I Will Not Let An Exam Result Decide My Fate||Spoken Word
Education should always come first
Schools have become more malleable and allow students better control of their education
If students designed their own schools...
“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.” - Mark Twain
Why I Hate School But Love Education||Spoken Word