Dylan Thomas

Seattle teacher protest echoes in Minneapolis


A teacher boycott 1,700 miles away in Seattle has inspired some Minneapolis educators to speak out against the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) test, a computerized reading and math assessment used in school districts across the country.

“It’s something that is really doing harm to students,” said South High School teacher Robert Panning-Miller in February, addressing the School Board for the second time in as many meetings. “It’s taking away time from valuable learning.”


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