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Students, Teachers In Several Cities Protest Standardized Tests

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 02.20.2013 | Teen

High school students and teachers in cities around the U.S. have decided they hate standardized tests so much, they're just not going to take them, ac...

Evidence Shows State-Test Cheating Likely Far Worse Than Revealed

| Benjamin Herold | Posted 08.17.2012 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of a partnership between WHYY/NewsWorks and the Philadelphia Public School Notebook. The scope of the Philadelphia ...

D.C. Schools Show Improvement In Standardized Test Scores

Posted 07.26.2012 | Education

Standardized test scores for D.C. public school students showed growth in three subject areas, according to statewide 2012 DC CAS results released Thu...

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...

NY College Professors Rally Against Excessive, High-Stakes K-12 Standardized Testing

Posted 06.29.2012 | Education

More than 1,100 college professors across New York state are rallying against excessive, high-stakes K-12 standardized testing, adding their names to ...

New Jersey High-Stakes Test Will No Longer Ask 3rd-Graders To Reveal A Secret

AP | Posted 05.13.2012 | Education

TRENTON, N.J. -- State education officials will no longer use a standardized test question that asked third-graders to reveal a secret and write about...