Standardized, High-Stakes Testing

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John Oliver Explains Everything That’s Wrong With Standardized Testing
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parentsacrossamerica.org
Why more standardized tests won’t improve education

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Report: Big education firms spend millions lobbying for pro-testing policies

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Five reasons standardized testing isn’t likely to let up

suffolktimes.timesreview.com
Guest Column: State testing will hurt public education

texasobserver.org
A Prof Debunks Standardized Testing & Pearson Strikes Back

dallasmorningviewsblog.dallasnews.com
‘Mothers Against Drunk Testing’ in Texas? Priceless | Dallas Morning News

creativesystemsthinking.wordpress.com
Noam Chomsky on the dangers of standardized testing

salon.com
We’re educating our kids all wrong: The progressive argument against standardized-test mania

aisd.net
Arlington ISD: RESOLUTION REGARDING HIGH-STAKES ASSESSMENTS

thekatynews.com
Letter From Katy ISD

jaxkidsmatter.blogspot.com
Rich kids get taught, poor kids get tested

saveourschoolsnj.org
High stakes testing

badassteachers.blogspot.com
I CRIED TODAY!

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How teachers want to evaluate their students

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Miami-Dade Schools dumps 290 district-created tests

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Why it’s so scary that test prep works so well

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Educators alarmed by some questions on N.Y. Common Core tests

accomplishedcaliforniateachers.wordpress.com
Teaching to the Wrong Tests

wherelearningclicks.com
Behind the Scenes of the Common Core State Standards Assessments

disdblog.com
Slave labor in disd

theblaze.com
This is why teachers are so frustrated

alfiekohn.org
Standardized testing: separating wheat children from chaff children

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Revolt against high-stakes standardized testing growing — and so does its impact

dianeravitch.net
Pearson plans to reinvent testing

huffingtonpost.com
Pineapple Question

theatlantic.com
The coming revolution in public education

getschooled.blog.ajc.com
With teachers going to jail, we’ve raised stakes in testing. But we haven’t raised quality.

msn.com
We’re educating our kids all wrong: The progressive argument against standardized-test mania

independent.co.uk
‘Exam factory’ conditions at school causing children to self-harm, says new research

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Report: Big education firms spend millions lobbying for pro-testing policies

alternet.org
For People who Have Experienced Racism in Schools, Standardized Testing Can Seem like A Solution. But It’s Not.

empowermagazine.com
Empathy v. Criticism: How to Respond to Those Who Think More Testing is Needed to Improve Public Education

 

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What are all these civil rights groups thinking?

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Eleven civil right groups urge Obama to drop test-based k-12 accountability system

seattleducation2010.wordpress.com
High-Stakes Testing is a Social Justice Issue

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By any dreams necessary

nationalacademies.org
Current Test-Based Incentive Programs Have Not Consistently Raised
Student Achievement in U.S.; Improved Approaches Should Be Developed and Evaluated

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SAT, ACT No Longer Required For Admission To 800 U.S. Colleges And Universities

fairtest.org
More than 800 four-year colleges and universities do not use the SAT or ACT to admit substantial numbers of bachelor-degree applicants.

dianeravitch.net
Fairtest reports

theonion.com
Pros And Cons Of Standardized Testing

parentsacrossamerica.org
Parents Across America opposes Common Core, PARCC and SBAC

ny.chalkbeat.org
In a shift, New York state tests now more difficult to pass than national exams

livingindialogue.com
The Strangely Incurious Bill Gates: If This is an Experiment, Shouldn’t We Pay Attention to the Results?

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Vietnam Wallops U.S. on Test Scores But Vietnamese Educators Scoff at Tests

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STAAR Released Test Questions

ritter.tea.state.tx.us
Academic Excellence Indicator System Archives

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PARCC practice test

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