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Artvoice Weekly Edition » Issue v12n41 (10/10/2013) » Section: The News, Briefly

Test Messages

The one-sentence message projected on a screen over the stage at Kleinhans Music Hall last Wednesday night said a lot about the objections and resentment of many of the eventually 2,500 people filing into the auditorium: “Poverty determines test scores.” There were other messages and slogans meant to challenge the popularly termed “high stakes” testing for public school students mandated by the state and federal governments.

A Peaceful Peace Bridge DIscourse

Maybe the dialogue at the Conference on the Environment last week between Peace Bridge and community representatives will usher in a new era of cooperation and amicable relations. The two sides talked about working together on common problems against a common enemy.

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