Posts Tagged ‘Testing’

The Educating Society: A Manifesto for State Action

October 6, 2012

TESTIMONY TO THE NEW NYS EDUCATION REFORM COMMISSION – Oct 6 2012

Higher Standards, Lower Stakes

November 21, 2011
Release of New York City “Progress Reports” and a plethora of other news from around the country reveal the tough truth that high-stakes accountability fails to raise academic achievement. Indeed, it leads to watering down the very standards its advocates espouse, merely producing talking points that politicians and administrators use to claim success in reaching empty benchmarks. . . .

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