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June 25, 2015

The Opt-Out Movement Could Provide the Seeds for the Revolution We Need

Now is an opportunity to reach out to the parents who have become actively engaged in a movement to protect children from the stresses of over testing, and capture their interest and energy.

June 04, 2015

Hello McFly, One More Time: South Carolina's 1998 Standards Push

Back in 1998, South Carolina decided to give its new standards some bite by holding students and schools more accountable through standardized tests.

May 28, 2015

The Opt-Out Movement Needs to Address Educational Inequity

The opt-out movement is right to call for a richer, more authentic learning experience. They're wrong to stay silent on the educational inequality that makes testing necessary.

April 21, 2015

Accountability, Assessment, and Atlanta: Lessons for Educators

No longer is it about how one teaches, it is about what children learn. The stakes have changed.

April 09, 2015

Will New Teacher Evaluation Requirements and Increased Focus on Standardized Testing Have Any Positive Results?

How can we assess teachers as doing a good job or not, if the system in which they are working does not allow for designing the learning opportunities required to prepare their students?

April 06, 2015

Teacher Evaluation Means Nothing Without Teacher Buy-In

If teachers don't believe the evaluation process is valid and worthwhile, then they won't take it seriously and potential positive effects will never trickle down to students.

March 23, 2015

Ed Tech in Elite Private Schools: A Look Ahead

An examination of ed-tech use in prestigious private schools prompts a big question: Would public school educators prefer abundant resources, or no standardized tests?

February 14, 2015

Common Core, Data, and the Road Ahead

Los Angeles Unified School District teacher Robert Jeffers says that common standards and the related assessments could provide important instructional opportunities for teachers.

February 11, 2015

Standardized Testing Is Bitter (But Necessary) Medicine

The only thing worse than annual statewide standardized testing is not testing kids at all.

February 10, 2015

Leaders Take Notice: Care Counts

Rather than tugging for or against the standardized testing, for example, energy can be spent on the real concern...closing the achievement gaps and preparing all students for colleges and careers.

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