Testing Charade

A book discussion of Daniel Koretz’s book “The Testing Charade; Pretending to Make Schools Better” was held at the Wiley Campus Cafeteria at 7:00 PM February 6 and 13, 2019

Reaching Heights
Northeast Ohio Friends of Public Education
Cleveland Heights Teachers Union
Notre Dame College
League of Women Voters of Greater Cleveland
North Eastern Ohio Education Association
Northeastern Ohio American Federation of Teachers Retired (279R)
Future Heights
CHUH Board of Education
Cleveland State University Center for Urban Education


Summary by Jan Resseger (link)

Dan Bobeczko’s quick reference summary of the book by chapter. (link)

Discussion guides for:
February 6 (link) and February 13 (link)

Video interview with Daniel Koretz by Harvard EdCast (link)

Testing Charade Book Review by Arizona State University’s Education Review – Audrey Amrein-Beardsley (link)

MacsBacks bookstore at 1820 Coventry offered the book at a 20% discount.

Teachers were given the opportunity to receive a certificate for license renewal for 5 contact hours per evening; 2 hours for the event and 3 hours for preparation. Lake Erie College also offered participants a chance to register for a 1 hour graduate level course to participating and completing a final summary project.