NEA's Lily Eskelsen Garcia on Teaching, Testing and Fighting Back

The National Education Association has been moving toward a more confrontational response to the push, from Democrats as well as Republicans, for public education to be more and more dominated by standardized testing. That testing is taking over the time students spend in the classroom, as well as being used as a weapon against their teachers—and it’s all a distraction from real problem of inequality. In an interview with Daily Kos, NEA President-Elect Lily Eskelsen Garcia discusses testing and where she wants to take the NEA. Source: Daily Kos

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