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February 5, 2013 at 8:14 AM

After meetings with superintendent, MAP testing to start today at Garfield

From Staff Reporter Linda Shaw: Administrators at Seattle’s Garfield High School will begin giving the Measures of Academic Progress (MAP) tests this morning, following meetings Monday between Superintendent Jose Banda and a group of teachers and one with the principal. Nearly the entire non-administrative staff will continue to boycott the test, said Kris McBride, Garfield’s academic dean and testing coordinator. McBride…


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January 11, 2013 at 6:25 PM

Union supports Garfield teachers’ refusal to give district test

The Seattle teachers union said Friday that it shares concerns the faculty at Garfield High has raised about district-required tests known as the Measures of Academic Progress, or MAP. Garfield teachers announced Thursday that no teachers at the school would be giving the MAP tests this winter, even though the district requires them to do so.  Nearly all…


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