Marc Tucker examines the meaning behind consumer resistance to mandated school testing.
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April 26, 2013
April 25, 2013
A group of 20 education scholars release a new book and launch a national campaign to get policymakers to focus on leveling the playing field for poor and minority students.
April 08, 2013
Professor Andy Hargreaves of Boston College discusses sustainability of school improvement in a conversation with the HOPE Foundation.
April 02, 2013
Texas Commissioner of Education Michael Williams has said he will implement an A-F school accountability system without lawmakers' approval.
March 29, 2013
Cleveland's schools chief says the district's comprehensive reform plan adopted last year needs a chance to turn things around before state officials step in.
March 15, 2013
California's state board expressed strong support for the effort of a group of school districts seeking a flexibility waiver from provisions of the No Child Left Behind Act.
March 14, 2013
Whether scores rise or fall wouldn't influence me because I think they are phony measures.
March 12, 2013
Imagine 2,000 questions for 4th grade math that cover the entire scope of appropriate material from basic to advanced topics.
February 08, 2013
A Seattle teacher boycott against a district-mandated exam seems increasingly tied to fights against high-stakes testing, whether or not that was the intended goal.
January 30, 2013
Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has signed legislation stripping Superintendent of Public Instruction Cindy Hill of her K-12 authority. Hill has sued to overturn the law.