State officials stopped short of saying that cheating occurred at the elementary school, but noted that "significant" changes—including a high number of erasures from incorrect to correct answers—signaled that testing protocols were not followed.
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October 16, 2014
July 07, 2014
Seattle Superintendent José Banda, a career educator in California, says he is the finalist for the schools chief job in Sacramento City Unified.
May 21, 2014
Eleven Seattle schools schedule only 20 minutes or less for recess each day, according to KUOW Puget Sound Public Radio.
May 14, 2013
Seattle superintendent José Banda emailed the district with a plan of action for the MAP test that spawned a teacher boycott.
March 06, 2013
The district is the latest revealed to be under investigation by the U.S. Department of Education because of data showing students of some races are disciplined more harshly than peers of different races.
February 08, 2013
A Seattle teacher boycott against a district-mandated exam seems increasingly tied to fights against high-stakes testing, whether or not that was the intended goal.
February 05, 2013
A group students in Portland, Ore. is organizing a boycott of the state's high-stakes standardized tests.
January 24, 2013
How big the boycott will get and what were its main triggers are open questions.
January 23, 2013
The NEA has come out to support Seattle teachers who refuse to administer MAP tests.