Standardized Testing

Standardized testing perpetuates the very inequalities it is designed to measure.
The Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) has a new website. On May 02, 2017, one could
It behooves us to reconsider who we educate, how we do so, and for what reasons
The truth is, learning, insight, intellectual development are not quantifiable.
Depending on your state, it is that time again ― time to waste students’ school time on the Big Standardized Test. Whether
When it comes to the Big Standardized Tests, we know that one thing is important before all else― not the soundness of the
Taskforce member Jamie Dangler, an associate professor of sociology at SUNY Cortland and Vice President for Academics of
In response to Pearson declarations Stock Market analyst Neil George of The Street called the stock decline "unprecedented
When I realized I couldn’t answer the questions posed about two of my own poems on the Texas state assessment tests (STAAR
Whereas, this Board of Education, on many occasions, has expressed its displeasure with the requirements of the No Child
The gap was not caused by schools; schools can’t make it go away.
Christopher Tienken (Seton Hall) has solved a mystery, and we can cancel the Big Standardized Test.
Fordham Institute's Robert Pondiscio is at it again, sowing discord in the education reform community by pitting public charter
Small data requires more trust in teachers' and schools' judgments about what they do. How could trust be built in education
If the federal proposals were only ridiculous, maybe I could forgive them. But unfortunately, they are destructive. "Great
The U.S. Department of Education, Congress, the last two presidents, and textbook and test publishing companies are in love with high-stakes multiple-choice standardized tests.
Once upon a time there was a nation that believed body weight was the most accurate and comprehensive way to assess ability. It had always been thus, and no one ever questioned the validity of the standard.