trinational.jpg  Logo of the Trinational Coalition The latest speech by Arne Duncan - Education Secretary in the Obama administration makes it clear that high stakes testing of children is going to be hugely increased Despite the opposition of many educationists and the increasing evidence that national testing which is used for league tables and teacher evaluation has negative educational effects, Duncan has made it clear in a recent speech that the testing regime is going to be further expanded. You can read this story in full on the Trinational Coalition Facebook page which charts the struggle to defend democratic public education in the USA, Canada and Mexico. Go to the following link: