There's a petition going to direct the Department of Education and Congress to remove annual standardized testing mandates of NCLB and RttT.
It needs 97,350 signatures and needs to get to 100,000 to get attention from the White House. (Update: I had this backwards previously.)
Meanwhile the Today show on NBC has a Facebook poll going on about testing:
Do you think standardized tests are the best way for kids to learn? Tell us why or why not in the comments below. We’ll tackle the debate on air tomorrow!
It's running about 4,000K+no to 32 yes.