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Dana Goldstein: Why Is the Obama Administration Pushing Testing on Schools?

by , posted on Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 at 1:00 pm

from The Nation

The Obama administration is now tying states’ access to federal education funds to the ways they hold teachers accountable for students’ success. That all sounds good in theory, but The Nation’s Dana Goldstein explains how this is causing most states to push test-heavy approaches to evaluating student achievement, and how such models can hurt student’s engagement more than they can help.

See also: Live Chat on Testing and Education Reform
Date: Thursday May 17, 2012
Time: 5:00PM EDT