Equity Is A Key Goal In School Testing

Equity Is A Key Goal In School Testing

The way Stephanie Lopez sees it, standardized tests in Colorado's public schools aren't a nuisance or burden. They're a guardian of civil rights.Without them, it would be far too easy for low-income and minority children to be passed along from grade to grade without accountability.
We couldn't agree more with Lopez, a parent organizer for Padres & Jovenes Unidos, a Latino activist group that went to the Capitol Monday to persuade lawmakers to approve a bill making reasonable changes to the state's assessment system.
They oppose other bills that would undermine the system, of which there is no shortage.
 
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