Testing Reform in the News -- November 16 - 20, 2012
For your long, holiday weekend reading pleasure, here are several more articles documenting the growing clout of the high-stakes testing resistance, demonstrating (again) the lack of evidence for relying on standardized exams to judge student/teacher/school quality, and reporting yet another wacky, ideologically motivated scheme to impose even more tests.
Anti-Testing: Unlikely Common Ground
Election Affirms Ed. "Reform" is Inside-the-Beltway, Rich Person Fetish
Lessons From Abroad: Standardized Tests A Foreign Concept in Finland
Schools Matter . . . and Tests Don't Measures Most of What They Do
Mass. Professors, Researchers Endorse Statement Criticizing High-Stakes Testing -- another model of state-level organizing and public education
Federal Spending and Test Scores
Texas Needs a Fresh Start on Standardized Testing -- Another Smart Editorial From the Heart of the "Beast"
Is Louisiana Planning to Test Toddlers?
Have a great Thanksgiving !
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