This post might moisten your eyes.
Jesse Turner is known as “the walking man.” He walked from Connecticut to D.C. inn 2010 to protest the overuse of mandated testing and its negative effects on children. He did it again in 2015.
His blog is called “children are more than test scores.”
This is his latest. It is called “Who Decides?”
It begins like this. Please open the link and see where he goes with it.
I hear some educational activists want to be the deciders?
Who is authentic?
Who is a sell out?
Who is weak?
Who is pure?
Who is a real activist?
Who decides if you are an education activist?
Who decides if you can join the rallies against NCLB, RTTT, or ESSA?
Who decides if you can make your own sign for the cause?
Who decides if you can march?
I know something about activists.
I have been…
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