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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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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

AM News: Parents Support More Uses Of Standardized Testing

Education / Education Industry News : This Week In Education (last year)

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

5 Best Blogs & Tweets [Of Today]: Undocumented Kids & Parents, Plus: Bring Back School Funding Reform

Education / Education Industry News : This Week In Education (3 hours ago)

How many K-12 students are illegal immigrants? - The Washington Post http://ow.ly/EGcVW School Funding Reform: Hard Work and Fraught with Potential | Ahead of the Heard http://ow.ly/EGKzC Not another test! Yes, but a valuable one - ... Read Post


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