We DEMAND a stop to Texas Mandated testing!
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I will briefly summarize my petition by stating fourteen points.*Students know that test scores may affect their future lives so students will do anything to pass them. *Teachers know that the success of their students on Texas mandated test affects their salary and they to may do anything to help their students. *Texas Mandated test does not give any feedback on how to perform better on tests. *Texas Mandated Writting test does not measure the students creativity; it measure the students ability to follow directions. *Texas Mandated test favor people who have social and economic advantages. *Texas Mandated test makes teachers focus on how to pass a test more so than focusing on the actual content of the class. *Texas Mandated test occurs in a artificial testing environment. *Texas Mandated test stresses out the student and teacher. *Texas Mandated test takes away from the Richness of fundamental learning. *Texas Mandated test provideds teachers ,students, and parents with a false sense of security. *Texas Mandated test only exist for administrative,financial purpose, and for political purposes. *Texas mandated test benefits everyone but the student. *Texas Mandated test creates "Winners and Losers". *Most of all Texas Mandated testing wastes everyone time