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Michele Somerville: Standardized Testing: The Least We Can Do

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.
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The important things standardized tests don’t measure

Industries / Education : The Answer Sheet (7 hours ago)

Marion Brady is a veteran educator who has long argued that public education needs a paradigm shift, though not the same one pushed by school reformers who champion the Common Core State Standards, school choice and vouchers. Brady ... Read Post

Students in D.C. region can’t formally ‘opt out’ of standardized tests

Industries / Education : The Answer Sheet (2 years ago)

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

The important things standardized tests don’t measure

Industries / Education : Class Struggle (7 hours ago)

Marion Brady is a veteran educator who has long argued that public education needs a paradigm shift, though not the same one pushed by school reformers who champion the Common Core State Standards, school choice and vouchers. Brady ... Read Post


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