Testing Reform in the News -- November 9 - 15, 2012
As the public digests the implication of last week's election results, there is increasing push back against the high-stake-testing status quo and the politicians who stubbornly embrace it in the face of ever-growing resistance (and evidence)!
Revolt Against High-Stakes Testing Escalates
Did Educators Lose in the Process of Obama Victory
Time for a New Education Reform Agenda
District Right to Opt-Out of Race to the Trough Competition
Time to Role Back "No Child Left Behind" -- support from a libertarian foundation
Data and Testing: Has Education Lost Its Focus?
Why the Latest Rhetoric on Teacher Evaluation is Nonsense
see also new FairTest fact sheet "Why Teacher Evaluation Should Not Rely on Test Scores" -- http://fairtest.org/sites/default/files/Teacher-Evaluation-FactSheet-10-12.pdf
Value-Added Doesn't Work for Special Ed. Teachers
Time on Testing: 738 Minutes in Three Weeks
Teaching to the Test Doesn't Help Students -- a New York City Council member chimes in
U.K Government Cracks Down on Pearson's Dominance of Education -- How about a similar investigation in the U.S.
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