Standardized tests under scrutiny

Standardized tests LearnAllyThe case for and against standardized tests at schools.

Standardized tests are under scrutiny. As they should be.

Recently, the Senate education committee held a hearing on testing.  There is even a draft bill giving a lot more leeway to states in designing their own assessment systems.
But Education Secretary insist that annual tests should remain mandatory.

All the while parents, students and educators around the country are asking serious questions about the number of tests children are taking and the reasons they’re taking them.  Read more