The Answer Sheet: Boycott

Posted at 04:37 PM ET, 03/21/2014

Chicago students pulled out of class for questioning over test boycott

They were questioned about teachers boycott -- without parental permission.

By Valerie Strauss  |  04:37 PM ET, 03/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:59 PM ET, 12/23/2013

Dozens of universities reject academic boycott of Israel (update)

There is growing backlash to boycott announced by the American Studies Association.

By Valerie Strauss  |  01:59 PM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Academic Boycott

Posted at 08:23 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Fifty years ago today, the school boycott that rocked Chicago

More than 200,000 students boycotted class and joined protesters marching for educational justice.

By Valerie Strauss  |  08:23 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 06:30 AM ET, 05/12/2010

Teachers refuse to give standardized tests to kids

Maybe there is a lesson in this for American teachers. Saying that they are sick and tired of forcing kids to take standardized tests, thousands of teachers in England are refusing to administer high-stakes standardized tests in English and math this week.

By Valerie Strauss  |  06:30 AM ET, 05/12/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Standardized Tests, Standardized Tests | Tags:  boycott in Britain, standardized tests, teachers, teachers boycott test, test boycott