May 2, 2018
"As a parent myself but more importantly as a teacher, I can testify to the harmful results of this over testing. I taught at the post-secondary level college students and law students who really were more focused on the grades themselves and the outcome than they were on the learning process and the joy of learning and the information that they were supposed to be absorbing," said Assembly Member Monica Wallace co- sponsor of the legislation (A.10475) that amends the annual teacher and principal evaluation system to eliminate the mandatory use of high stakes tests to determine a teacher or principal's evaluation, on the Assembly floor during legislative session.