Update/Call to Action on TCAP Fiasco

Stop the Tennessee Testing Madness

UPDATE: Representatives Bo Mitchell, Gloria Johnson, and Mike Stewart have filed an open records request regarding the TCAP fiasco. Sen. Mae Beavers has requested an Attorney General opinion on the legality of the DOE manipulating test scores. And Rep. Spivey and Sen. Bowling have reportedly asked the Comptroller to investigate the DOE’s conduct and expenditures regarding this issue. You can help by contacting your state representative, senator, and the governor (615-741-2001) and letting them know how you feel about this situation. (You can get your representatives’ contact info here.) Keep up the heat! They require our teachers and students be accountable–why should we expect any less from them?

Here is sample text you can use in your email/phone call to your representatives:

Dear__________, 

I am contacting you to express my concern over the delay in release and “post equating” of TCAP test scores by the Tennessee Department of Education…

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