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Contact your Senator TODAY, NOW

Contact your Senator today! This one will count the most of any for a long time, because:

The draft ESEA reauthorization bill introduced by Harkin & Enzi will impose tens of millions more student tests to judge teachers and principals. Their bill maintains all NCLB testing; defines "achievement" and "growth" as test scores; uses scores as the near-sole basis for many educational decisions; imposes Race to the Top's rigid "improvement" structure on low-scoring schools.

Senate HELP committee starts work on it Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011.

For talking points, contacting Senators, see http://www.fairtest.org/national/get_involved. Do it now!

And if you want more detailed information about their bill, see http://www.fairtest.org/summary-and-critique-key-provisions-harkinenzi-ese.

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