President Obama asked the following question about students.

If our kids had more free time at school, what would you want them to do with it?

  1. A) Learn to play a musical instrument?
    B) Study a new language?
    C) Learn how to code HTML?
    D) Take more standardized tests?

Take the quiz, then watch President Obama’s message about smarter ways to measure our kids’ progress in school.

Saturday, October 25, 2015, President Obama addressed a topic that he has been hearing from teachers, students and parents for years. Those students spend too much time taking “unnecessary” test in schools. He also created a recommendation type of guidelines for school districts follow. At the same time, these are not regulations to change current policies.

Here are some supporters of this announcement Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton, Randi Weingarten, president of the American Federation of Teachers. And National Education Association tweeted an endorsement to Obama’s plan, writing on its official Twitter account, “Parents, students, educators: the administration.

Full Article: CNN’s Daniella Diaz and Joseph Cheatham contributed to this report.

http://www.cnn.com/2015/10/24/politics/barack-obama-teachers-testing/index.html

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