New Education Movement: High Stakes Test Boycott

New Education Movement: High Stakes Test Boycott

In the last month we’ve seen some very exciting developments in the world of democratic education. A decision by teachers in one public high school in Seattle to boycott a standardized test lit a fire that spread to teachers and students in other schools in Seattle. And now, it appears, the fire is spreading to […]

Protest High-Stakes Testing Wednesday At State House

Protest High-Stakes Testing Wednesday At State House

Are you fed up with the standardized test-ification of our public schools? Think that high-stakes testing has distorting effects on education? Or do you just believe that it is wrong to punish individuals for larger systemic failures? If you answered “yes” to any of these question, then be sure to join the Providence Student Union […]

Providence Student Union Is Now Online

Providence Student Union Is Now Online

It’s official! The Providence Student Union finally has a home on the web. You should check it out: www.providencestudentunion.org For those who haven’t heard of PSU, it is a youth-led, school-based organization that brings young people together to build the collective power of high school students across Providence to ensure youth have a real voice in […]