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Teachers union president decries Trump and testing

Teachers union president decries Trump and testing

MTA head urges teachers to stand up to hate -- and state assessments

BARBARA MADELONI, the president of the Massachusetts Teachers Association, had a message last week for her union’s members in the wake of the presidential election: “let all of our students and their families — but especially those who were targeted by the president-elect in his campaign — know that we will provide safe spaces, defend(...)

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Massachusetts gets demographic boost, but still scores at top

Amidst all the debate about which annual standardized test to use in Massachusetts — and whether we are testing too much or attaching too many consequences to its outcomes — new results are out from the one test that allows for direct comparisons among all states. The National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP, is(...)

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