Council of Great City Schools looks at student testing in town hall

Posted by Aja Williams on

The Council of the Great City Schools hosted a town hall Oct. 24 in Milwaukee, Wis. to address issues of student testing in our nation's public schools in regards to validity, fairness and how much is too much.

National Public Radio's Claudio Sanchez moderated the session and the panel included the following:

  • District of Columbia Public Schools Chancellor Kaya Henderson
  • Minnesota's St. Paul Public Schools Superintendent Valeria Silva
  • Council of Chief State School Officers Exec. Dir. Chris Minnich
  • Oakland (Calif.) school board member Jumoke Hinton Hodge
  • National Center on Education and the Economy CEO Marc Tucker
  • Milwaukee student leader Jaxs Goldsmith of Riverside University H.S.

View the entire town hall in the video below. 

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