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Texas Test Wars: A New Hope

Jason Stanford | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Jason Stanford

Parents are refusing to let schools give their kids the tests. Teachers are refusing to administer the tests. School boards are begging for relief from testing mandates. That's all nice, say the dwindling number of defenders of linking accountability to standardized testing, but if we got rid of tests what would you replace them with?

Texas Takes Big Step In Decreasing Importance Of Standardized Testing

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics

Texas led the way in implementing standardized tests in the early 1990s. Now, the state appears to be leading the wave of backlash against those very ...

Texas Undergoing Big Education Overhaul

AP | WILL WEISSERT | Posted 06.12.2013 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — The federal No Child Left Behind law was born in Texas, and billionaire Ross Perot first rallied big business to support tougher...