Tag Archive: testing

No, Rosemary Aultman did not mean to slander your children. And that’s precisely the problem.

In Thursday’s Clarion Ledger, Mississippi state board of education member Rosemary Aultman expressed the following opinion regarding the reading abilities of Mississippi 3rd graders: “Quite frankly, I’m surprised the fail rate is not higher,” said board member Rosemary Aultman, claiming…
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Fed Up, Mississippians Deserve Answers From Jackson

This week, we learned ACT Aspire, the Common Core test supported by the Mississippi Association of School Superintendents, backed out of the bid process for Mississippi’s testing contract after new restrictions were placed on the vendors. There’s allegations of conflicts…
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Mississippi Parents: Put your money where your mouth is.

Author’s Note: I wrote this in February. Since that time, I became familiar with Fed Up With 50th and the Parents Campaign, two Mississippi parent organizations who support public schools. BOY have Mississippi’s parents put their money where their mouths…
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