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High Stakes Exams

Rebecca Klein

High School Students Create Haunting Artwork About Standardized Tests

HuffingtonPost.com | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.10.2015 | Arts

It is easy to see why Massachusetts art teacher Christina Chang thinks standardized testing "is not working for the kids." When Chang, a veteran Bu...

By Any Dreams Necessary, Malcolm X and the Problem of High Stakes Testing

Yohuru Williams | Posted 04.12.2015 | Black Voices
Yohuru Williams

Malcolm X faced the kind of racial determinism that many students of color have become accustomed to today. Proponents of high stakes testing resurrect such determinism, presumably without the racial overtones, by reducing students, their hopes and dreams for the future, to test scores.

Virginia District Uncovers Teacher Cheating, Students Must Retake Exams

Posted 07.26.2012 | Education

Students at a Virginia school district had to retake standardized exams after five teachers were found to have given "inappropriate assistance" to stu...

Florida Gives Wrong Grades To Hundreds Of Public Schools

Posted 07.24.2012 | Education

The Florida Department of Education has announced that it miscalculated grades for hundreds of schools across the state, further fueling public distru...