Tuesday, April 9 – Legislative Hearings on Testing

Come speak out for testing reform at the State House

Three of Citizens for Public Schools’ priority bills – all related to MCAS and assessment – will have a public hearing before the Education Committee on Tuesday, April 9 at 10 a.m. in room A-1 at the State House (Just inside the entrance through the garden on Bowdoin Street).

Come and testify or be present to support positive change for students. Testimony should be limited to 3 minutes. It is always advisable to hand in written testimony. Bring about 20 copies.

Click here to read summaries of the three bills:

1) An Act to Improve Assessment and Accountability to Ensure Students Acquire 21st Century Skills – House Bill 489

2) An Act to Expand Access to the MCAS Appeals Process – House Bill 444

3) An Act Requiring School Districts, with the Assistance of the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education, to Disclose Information about Required Assessments – House Bill 490