“A new report by ProgressNow focuses on how the ALEC education task force has used a state-by-state report card to fabricate failure in state public education systems in order to create a sales opportunity for their corporate membership. Since 2008, those ALEC report cards have focused on education policy, giving higher grades to states that have opened […]
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The NY Times Tires of Testi...
A post by Diane Ravitch prefaces a NY Times editorial that finally acknowledges that testing has become a “mania.” Writes the Times’ editorial board: “Testing did spur some progress in student performance. But it has become clear to us over time that testing was being overemphasized — and misused — in schools that were […]