Diane Ravitch of the Network of Public Education explains to parents why they should have their students opt-out of high-stakes standardized assessments.
Obion County Schools blocks Tennessee State Representative Andy Holt (R-Dresden) from taking the standardized ELA assessment at Hillcrest Elementary School.
The Ohio House overwhelmingly passed a bill that would eliminate PARCC and restrict the amount of testing done in the state.
GOP Senate Aides are working on a Education and Secondary Education Act reauthorization bill that would eliminate mandatory testing.
Eleven civil rights groups sent a letter on Tuesday urging President Obama, Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, Congressional and State educational leaders to drop the test-based K-12 accountability system. They join a chorus of parents who are speaking out against the high-stakes testing culture. Here is the text of the letter. President Obama, Secretary Duncan, […]