Testimony: Chiera Supports Study on School Closures and Calls for Moratorium on Impact of High Stakes Testing

Delivered to Senate Education Committee, June 19

To reclaim the promise of the American education system AFTNJ supports Senate Bill 2176 and strongly urges the Senate to include language for a moratorium on all consequences connected to the testing program until the study is concluded. New Jersey’s assessment program is one of high stakes not only for teachers, but for administrators, students, schools, neighborhoods and entire districts.…

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