standardized tests

What Happens When Parents Decide to Opt-Out of Standardized Tests?

What Happens When Parents Decide to Opt-Out of Standardized Tests?

| December 3, 2013 | 5 Comments

Parents are increasingly worried that the emphasis on standardized test scores is destroying children’s love of learning.

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More Teachers Refuse to Give Standardized Tests

More Teachers Refuse to Give Standardized Tests

| January 21, 2013 | 6 Comments

Flickr: albertogp123 By Ann Dornfeld An entire school of teachers in Seattle is refusing to give students a standardized test that’s required by the district. The teachers say the test is useless and wastes valuable instructional time. Meanwhile, individual teacher protests of standardized tests are popping up nationwide, and the Seattle case may make bigger […]

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Will More Prominent Colleges Abandon the SAT?

Will More Prominent Colleges Abandon the SAT?

| June 4, 2012 | 5 Comments

Flickr:Albertogp By Chris Thompson For college-bound students, scoring high on the SAT has always been imperative to getting admitted into universities and colleges of stature. Admissions offices traditionally weigh SAT scores as one of the predominant factors in offering acceptance letters to students. And though that’s still the case for many elite universities, more higher […]

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