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SAT Blues

Taking the SATS were the most stressful part of my high school career. I had always been a high achieving student, constantly getting A’s and increasing my involvement in as many extracurricular activities as I could. 717 more words

Education Equity

The New "Standard" in Standardized Tests

In preparation for the upcoming SBAC (Smarter Balanced standardized assessment for CT), I have been doing some head clearing so I can justify the assessment to my fourth graders. 2,071 more words

More isn't always better

I didn’t start teaching until I was 37 years old. While I pretty much knew I wanted to be a math teacher when I was about 15 years old, I also knew I would not have been successful had I stepped into a classroom at 22 years old. 455 more words

Calling for Change

Resistant to standardized testing is happening all over the country with parents, students, teachers and supporters of the movement calling for massive reforms. One Washington Post… 478 more words

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Metro school districts delay testing

Metro school districts delay state standardized tests, making up for days lost to icy weather

Students across Georgia were out of school up to eight days this winter after getting pummeled with a one-two punch of snowy weather in January and February. 1,401 more words

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L.A. Times: Cheating Rampant on High-Stakes Exams in India

The Los Angeles Times tells us what we should already know: The higher the stakes on exams, the more bad consequences will follow.

In India, there are crucial exams, and cheating is a persistent problem. 474 more words

Privatization

Art Education and Standardized Testing

In 2005, studies showed that students who took 4 years of art classes scored higher on the SAT than other students who took a year and a half of art class or less, ( 94 more words

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