Parents with children at decent schools tend to think that their schools are at least reasonably supportive of their students on test day. Three days ago, I was one such parent.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Often criticized as too prescriptive and all-consuming, standardized tests have support among parents, who view them as a useful way to measure both students' and schools' performances, according to an Associated P... Read Post
Though parents in some other states are formally “opting out” of high-stakes standardized tests and keeping their children at home on test days, officials in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia say it is not permitted in their j... Read Post
Parents back high-stakes testing AP: Most parents also say their own children are given about the right number of standardized tests, according to the AP-NORC poll. They'd like to see student performance on statewide exams used in e... Read Post