Think of how the divisiveness in education would decrease if we borrowed from the Bill of Rights and adopted a code of ethics declaring, "No stakes shall be attached to standardized tests without the consent of the student or educator."
Assemblyman Allan Mansoor (R-Costa Mesa) has introduced a bill that he says would strengthen laws that require parents' written consent before a school can let students out of classes early for confidential medical procedures or to ... Read Post
The Houston Chronicle's Monica Rhor writes in "School Officials: High Stakes Tests Failing Students" that a "mounting chorus of school administrators, educators and parents is speaking out against a system in which they say testing ... Read Post
Educators all across the country have been saying for years that these tests are a waste of educational time. The tests are often flawed, they are expensive for the district, and they decrease the students desire to attend school. Read Post