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Special Event 9/24/12 – CHASP’s “Measuring Up: A Statewide Conversation on High-Stakes Testing”

The LBJ School of Public Affairs’ Center for Health and Social Policy (CHASP) at the University of Texas at Austin would like to invite you to their special event, Measuring Up: A Statewide Conversation on High-Stakes Testing, on September 24, 2012.  More information about the event is below.

Measuring Up: A Statewide Conversation on High-Stakes Testing & Accountability
Monday, September 24, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM (CDT)
The University of Texas at Austin campus
The LBJ School of Public Affairs – The Lady Bird Johnson Auditorium
2313 Red River St , Austin, TX 78705

With Texas approaching the 83rd Legislative Session, concern and controversy surrounding the increased number of standardized tests and elevated stakes for students is rising. To better inform and engage parents, educators, legislators and advocates in discussion of these issues, the LBJ School of Public Affairs will host ”Measuring Up: A Statewide Conversation on High-Stakes Testing & Accountability” on Sept. 24.

*The event is open to the public, but advance registration is requested for catering purposes.

Please feel free to share this with anyone else you think might be interested. Click for the event poster for more information.  Questions? Please contact Julie Montgomery at the Center for Health and Social Policy at juliamontgomery@utexas.edu