Standardized testing is failing future teachers

The federal government is considering proposals to continue funding a literacy and numeracy test for graduate teachers, despite mounting evidence that the mandatory exam does more harm than good. Since 2016, the Literacy and Arithmetic Test for Initial Teacher Education (LANTITE) has been placed in the final stages of university degrees, and as of 2017, […]

MMSD teachers raise concerns about school meals

MADISON, Wisconsin (WMTV) – Madison Metropolitan School District teachers are raising concerns about meals served to students, saying quality is lacking and portions are getting smaller. “Lunches are only snacks at best and breakfasts are very minimal,” said retired teacher Amy Garvoille. Garvoille taught at East High School for nine years before retiring last year. […]

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