482Forward Fall Conference: Examining the Exams

When:
November 17, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 2:30 pm
2018-11-17T09:00:00-05:00
2018-11-17T14:30:00-05:00
Where:
Marygrove College
8425 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221
USA
Contact:

The average big-city public school student takes 112 mandatory standardized tests between kindergarten and 12th grade. In 2016, the Michigan State Legislature passed a law mandating the closure of all Detroit schools in the bottom 5% of Michigan schools for three years in a row. High stakes school accountability, or attaching consequences to standardized tests, is now a major factor in Detroit’s education landscape. What are the impacts? What are the concerns? What should we do?

Register here to find out more at our conference https://www.482forward.org/conference.html