Wednesday, February 4, 2015

Testing, 1,2,3, Testing

Why Are American Schools Obsessed With Turning Kids Into Robots?

http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2015/02/why-are-american-schools-obsessed-with-turning-kids-into-robots/385067/ 

One potential upshot to Common Core - less standardized testing: Bill Davidson

http://www.pennlive.com/opinion/2015/02/one_upshot_to_common_core_-_le.html 

White House Still Backs Annual Testing in Schools 

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/01/13/education/arne-duncan-says-administration-is-committed-to-testing.html

Education groups, leaders weigh in on Duncan’s speech

http://www.washingtonpost.com/local/education/education-groups-leaders-weigh-in-on-duncans-speech/2015/01/12/daaf7a34-9a91-11e4-96cc-e858eba91ced_story.html 

NCLB: Groups Urge Curtailing of Standardized Tests; Duncan Unmoved

http://thejournal.com/articles/2015/01/12/nclb-groups-urge-curtailing-of-standardized-tests-duncan-unmoved.aspx 

Testing Burden on ELLs Needs Easing, Federal Officials Say

http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2015/02/04/testing-burden-on-ells-needs-easing-federal.html 

Concerns About Accountability Testing

http://www.readingrockets.org/blog/concerns-about-accountability-testing?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+ReadingRockets_TeachingReading+%28Reading+Rockets%3A+Teaching+Reading+Resources%29 



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