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The Big Snooze (High Stakes Testing and the Low Stakes Mentality)

Larry Strauss | Posted 07.31.2012 | Education
Larry Strauss

"Please do your best," I say. "Please don't make me look bad." That one is their favorite -- and why shouldn't it be? It empowers them as do few aspects of their education.

L.A. Schools Boost Class Grades For Good State Test Scores

Los Angeles Times | Howard Blume | Posted 07.27.2011 | Education

High schools are offering a new deal at 39 Los Angeles campuses: Students who raise their scores on the state's standardized tests will be rewarded wi...