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How the Texas testing bubble popped: Part 1 - Dallas Morning News

How the Texas testing bubble popped: Part 1 - Dallas Morning News | Too Much Testing? | Scoop.it
Dallas Morning News How the Texas testing bubble popped: Part 1 Dallas Morning News When Texas public school students start their STAAR tests this week, they'll face a far different testing and accountability system than was set at the beginning of...
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Fortunately, our building culture is not "Countdown to STAAR", but the stakes are still high for students who attend 5-6 different schools a year as many of ours do.

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"Unprecedented" numbers opt out of state tests--what's next?

"Unprecedented" numbers opt out of state tests--what's next? | Too Much Testing? | Scoop.it
by Anya Kamenetz, Hechinger Report Today students in New York State begin three days of state-mandated tests in English language arts. But thousands of families across the state, from Syracuse and Buffalo to the Hudson Valley, Long Island to New York City, will sit out the tests, citing concerns with their relevance and the sense that the curriculum has been …
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I wish more parents would begin to take more interest in the "testing machine"
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