Chicago, Let’s Talk Testing

More Than A Score is doing a bunch of small, informal meetings around town over the next couple weeks to get parents, teachers and students talking about how standardized testing is affecting public education in Chicago—both their individual experiences and its effect on their community and the city as a whole.

For more info or if you’d like to help host one of these conversations in your own neck of the woods, email

—Hyde Park, Sunday, Oct 19th, 2pm, 5213 S. Kenwood
—Beverly, Wednesday Oct 29th, 6pm, 19th Ward meeting room, 10400 S. Western Ave
—Bridgeport/Canaryville/Chinatown, Thursday, Nov 6th, 6pm, Richard J. Daley Library, 3400 S Halsted

Time/Location coming soon:
Northwest side
North Lawndale

—Austin, Tuesday Aug 12th, 5pm, 5300 W Quincy St
—Wicker Park/West Town/Humboldt Park, Saturday Aug 23rd, 1pm, 1127 N. Oakley Blvd
—Hermosa/Humboldt Park/Logan Square Monday Aug 25th, 6:30pm, Segundo Ruiz Belvis Cultural Center, 4046 W. Armitage Ave.
—McKinley Park/Brighton Park, Wednesday, Aug 27 6:30-7:45, McKinley Park Library, 1915 W. 35th St.
—North Center, Monday Sept 8th, 6pm, Village Tap, 2055 W Roscoe St.
—Pilsen, Wednesday Sept 17th, 6:30pm, Harrison Park, 1824 S Wood St
—Belmont-Cragin, Monday Sept 22nd, 6:30pm New Life Church, 5120 W Fullerton Ave
—Calumet Heights, Wednesday Oct 1st, 6pm, Chicago Public Library Avalon, 8148 S Stony Island Ave
—Rogers Park, Sunday, Oct 5th, 2pm, 6635 N Mozart St
—Mayfair, Saturday Oct 11th, 2pm, Chicago Public Library Mayfair,4400 W. Lawrence Avenue (with Raise Your Hand)


2 responses to “Chicago, Let’s Talk Testing

  1. Sandra Stotsky member of the common core validation committee that did not sign off on the common core state standards’s Will be in Washington, IL October 18 at Five Points Washington @ 6pm open to the public to share what was happening behind closed doors and explained the dangers of common core!

  2. Pingback: Chicago, Let’s Talk Testing | Chicago Activism·

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