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The Night Before the ELA Test

Julie Slotnik Sturm | Posted 06.02.2014 | Education
Julie Slotnik Sturm

There are many things I don't like about the THE TEST. I don't like that, in an effort to develop critical thinking and writing skills, every piece of my son's writing (and those of his peers) now include the words "for example" and "subsequently."

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Elissa Stein | Posted 06.18.2012 | Education
Elissa Stein

Standardized tests have grown to mean far too much not just for students, but for teachers and schools as well. Somewhere along the way, someone lost control of the system.