Minn. teachers' union seeks to eliminate standardized test

08/9/2013 | Minnesota Public Radio

While teachers in St. Paul, Minn., work to finalize their contracts, the union has included a proposal to eliminate a standardized test required by the state and federal government. Teachers say they made the request -- believed to be the first for a teachers' union in the state -- because students are being harmed academically because too much instructional time is spent preparing for the exams.

View Full Article in:

Minnesota Public Radio

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Math Specialist
PCG Education
Richmond, VA
Sr. Technical Product Manager
NWEA
Portland, OR
Program Officer, Teacher Development
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Moorestown, NJ
Production Manager, Education and Leadership
Asia Society
New York, NY
CONTRACT - Education Consultants
Confidential
East Coast, Phoenix, Los Angeles, SL_Multiple Locations