When a 10-year-old student is afraid that if she tells her parents about a testing policy, something is bad wrong. The government run education system has so many things wrong with it, it becomes hard to point out the worst parts. This event in Boynton Beach, Florida is a prime example. It was about a standard writing test, and the department of education did not want the questions disseminated. What do they do? Threaten students with jail if they reveal a question. How is this turning out? People are possed.
As Written by Wanda Moore for WPTV:
BOYNTON BEACH, Fla. – Brielle Rivera from Boynton Beach is outraged that her 10-year-old daughter Annabelle was asked to sign a document at her school saying she is not allowed to talk to anyone about questions in the Florida Standard Assessment writing test.
“When I asked her about her test, she started crying and tells me that she can’t tell me or she’ll be arrested,” Rivera said. “I was shocked.”
On Friday Cheryl Etters from the Florida Department of Education clarified the language in the letter to NewsChannel 5 and said while students are not allowed to talk to anyone else about the questions in the test, they are allowed to talk to their parents about it.
This is the answer posted on the FSA website:
We encourage parents and families to ask how their child’s day went and continue to promote student success by offering positive support and feedback. Because the content of statewide assessments is secure, students are asked not to talk about specific test questions, passages, or their responses. Students are asked to sign a Testing Rules Acknowledgement, which states: “Because the content in all statewide assessments is secure, you may not reveal details about the [test content] to anyone. This includes any type of electronic communication, such as texting, emailing, or posting online, for example, on websites like Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram.” While students may not share information about secure test content after testing, this policy is not intended to prevent students from discussing their testing experiences with their parents and families.
Rivera said she was upset that her 10-year-old daughter and her classmates at Renaissance Charter School in Port St. Lucie were asked to ………
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