This poem was written and performed by Olivia Fantini, a public school teacher. She addresses concerns about standardized testing, lack of support for underprivileged students, and her own background when trying to do her job as a teacher.
Check out the Button Poetry video below, read the transcript here, and let us know your thoughts.
Button Poetry. “Olivia Fantini – ‘On Standardized Testing’ (NPS 2015).” Button Poetry. YouTube, 28 Sept. 2015. Web. 7 Oct. 2015.