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Susan Aspey Quotes

We specifically pushed for all 50 states to participate in (the national test) to shed some light on state assessments. We hope states take a good, hard look at this data and use it to help the millions of kids who aren't yet at grade level.
Susan Aspey
#Light

We specifically pushed for all 50 states to participate in (the national test) to shed some light on state assessments.
Susan Aspey
#Light

The guidance is simply that — guidance. Schools can choose to use the model survey or not, it's their choice.
Susan Aspey
#Choice

We've said for the past six months that this was stupid, wrong, and ill-advised. There's nothing in today's action that changes our opinion.
Susan Aspey
#Action

This is unprecedented. In recent memory, we have never seen this number of displaced schoolchildren.
Susan Aspey
#Memory

We believe very strongly in these children and we're not granting waivers without the data to back it up,
Susan Aspey
#Children

Unfortunately, today's action doesn't bring the state any closer to closing its achievement gap, which is among the largest in the nation, ... From the day she walked in the door, Secretary Spellings has worked diligently to listen and respond to states' needs and concerns, and she has kept her word to help states implement No Child Left Behind in a workable, common-sense way.
Susan Aspey
#Achievement

Unfortunately, today's action doesn't bring the state any closer to closing its achievement gap, which is among the largest in the nation. From the day she walked in the door, Secretary Spellings has worked diligently to listen and respond to states' needs and concerns, and she has kept her word to help states implement No Child Left Behind in a workable, common-sense way.
Susan Aspey
#Achievement

We believe very strongly in these children and we're not granting waivers without the data to back it up.
Susan Aspey
#Children