The myopic focus on improving test scores is jeopardizing a critical aspect of effective teaching: creating an engaging, happy classroom.
A College Board study that says grade inflation is rampant in high schools could be used as an argument for more standardized testing.
Retaining a student should not be determined by a single test score. Better ways exist to help give them the support they need.
In a stand-off with the district, teachers in Sacramento are bargaining to make major improvements to their schools.
A new study finds money is a strong motivator for students, calling into question the value placed on many standardized tests.
An art project in New Mexico highlights subject areas that can’t be measured on a standardized test.
The choice is simple: Do we want deeper, more individualized learning for our students or more useless multiple-choice tests?
Testing grit, self-control, empathy and responsible decision-making only undermines programs to help students develop social and emotional awareness.
Under the Every Student Succeeds Act, states will be able to streamline and improve assessments. For educators, that can’t come soon enough.