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[Susan notes: Here are addresses for members of the Madison, Wisconsin school board:



ccarstensen@madison.k12.wi.us

mpcole@madison.k12.wi.us

lkobza@madison.k12.wi.us

lmathiak@madison.k12.wi.us

bmoss@madison.k12.wi.us

asilveira@madison.k12.wi.us

jwinstonjr@madison.k12.wi.us

Art Rainwater (District Superintendent) arainwater@madison.k12.wi.us

Libby Burmaster (State Superintendent) elizabeth.burmaster@dpi.state.wi.us

Postal Address

Madison Metropolitan School District

545 West Dayton Street

Madison, WI 53703-1995]

Published in Madison Wisconsin School Board
11/04/2007


To School Board Members and Superintendents:



I've been working against high-stakes testing for several decades now,

because I know it to be a bankrupt, destructive policy. It narrows the

curriculum to test prep (especially for poor children), demeans

teachers and drives them from the profession, gives no information

other than parental income (which we already know), and substitutes

invalid scores for real knowledge of and caring for children.



David Wasserman bravely took a stand against this injustice, and he is

to be commended. Next time he won't be alone.

Susan Harman, Ed.D., CalCARE


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