Panel Finds Few Learning Gains From Testing Movement

Nearly a decade of America’s test-based accountability systems, from “adequate yearly progress” to high school exit exams, have shown little to no positive effect overall on learning and education and have not included enough safeguards against gaming the system, a blue-ribbon committee of the National Academies of Science concludes in a new report.

– Education Week – Panel Finds Few Learning Gains From Testing Movement

So, if this is all about “scientifically based evidence,” the testing will stop, right?

Sylvia

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