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When teachers are trusted to take student learning in new and exciting directions, they are in a position to extend that trust to students. It's a powerful step for those ready and willing to take it.

If students can't do their best work unless adults hop, skip, strut, twist and shout about the test, we're doing something quite wrong in assessment, and in our messaging about education.

As a teacher, I do not tolerate cheating by my students, but I also take responsibility for creating assessment conditions that minimize cheating. Will any policy makers accept responsibility for the conditions surrounding the Atlanta test-cheating cases?


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