There is no educational benefit to your child to spend up to a day a week, every week preparing to take the STAR test. Opt-out.
In May 2011, the board approved a RIF of 259 people. In 2013, 177 have volunteered to leave. By the end of May the 259 will seem small by comparison.
Wardynski: "These assessments here are entirely part of that common core debate."
165 teachers, staff, support personnel, and aides have retired or resigned since 9/4/2012. Wardynski's zero sum game is emptying our classrooms.
The attempt to hide the discussion of the new Grissom site was the act of cowards who know they aren't acting in the best interests of our children.