By Kari Hancock (Contact)
To be delivered to: The Tennessee State House, The Tennessee State Senate, and Governor Bill Haslam
To support students, parents, and teachers alike, we need to let our state representatives know that the use of high stakes testing is damaging children, teachers, schools and communities. Standardized tests have failed to produce real reform; too much time is taken away from our students' learning in lieu of test preparation and practice, which narrows the curriculum and dissuades any intrinsic desire to learn.
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