Standardized Testing

March 26, 2014
In a recent letter to principals, New York City's new chancellor, Carmen Farina, emphasizes educating the whole child.   As testing season nears, Farina notes that "the best preparation for the test…
March 12, 2013
Objectives Students will explore their thoughts and feelings about high-stakes testing. Students will learn more about the origins of high-stakes tests and how they differ from low-stakes or…
February 15, 2013
To The Teacher:  This January, teachers at Garfield High School in Seattle decided to take a stand against the growing use of high-stakes standardized testing in public schools. The teachers refused…