Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, states will be able to streamline and improve assessments. For educators, that can’t come soon enough.
Thanks to the tireless efforts of educators, signs were everywhere in 2015 that the nation’s obsession with testing was in decline.
“Teachers have to be at the core of those conversations”: Less standardized testing is hallmark of plan to broaden assessment of student learning.
The 2015 PDK/Gallup survey finds that the public has become more disillusioned with testing but is split on parents opting out.
Learning more about student motivation and resilience can be helpful, but even the leading advocate of teaching grit is urging caution.
Across the country, campaigns against overtesting are beginning to produce real results.
A veteran educator urges lawmakers to start paying attention to the impact test anxiety is having on students.
Communities across the country are fed up and pushing back against high-stakes testing.
As the backlash against standardized testing intensifies and Congress begins rewriting NCLB, Anya Kamenetz’s book couldn’t arrive at a better time.
Maryland educators ask board of education to suspend new tests, say better assessments are done during instruction.