Dear ____________________ ,
As someone very close to the education of children, I am calling (writing) you to beg that you vote NO on HB 334. I am alarmed that you do not realize the damage this will do to Delaware’s children….
Under the DCAS system our children have made great gains. Scores took a giant leap in 2012 over 2011… Then in 2013, scores rose even more except in all those courses teaching Common Core… Those all dropped, pulling down the overall total…..
We are rushing into using this Smarter Balanced Assessment based on hearsay and one-sided marketing… No one has asked the teachers who piloted the Smarter Balanced Assessments for results on how well those tests actually rated their children’ learning….
As a parent close to the pilot, I can tell you they do not rate what children learn!… Because the questions are so bizarre and…