Testing More Does Not Make Children Better Students or Citizens

18 Jun

I had the privilege of writing a guest blog with Andy Hargreaves and my colleague Shanee’ Wangia for Diane Ravitch’s consistently thought-provoking blog. In it, we argue that high stakes testing is not the catalyst that has lead to New England’s educational dominance. Rather, we need to consider the costs our schools incur, both fiscal and social, that continuous testing can cause.


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