Daily Archives: March 5, 2021

Standardized Testing During a Pandemic is Stupid. And Cruel.

Originally posted on gadflyonthewallblog:
When the Biden administration announced that schools across the nation would have to give standardized tests during the global Coronavirus pandemic this year, America’s teachers let out a collective sigh of disgust. If it had to…

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Diane Ravitch Offers Pithy Prescription to Help Secretary of Education Cardona Remedy Education Policy

Originally posted on janresseger:
By 2010, there were a lot of people who had grown very concerned about the No Child Left Behind Act and the use of annual high-stakes testing to identify so-called “failing” schools. It was a federal…

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