The pandemic has disrupted lives and schooling for nearly a year, and some in the education space—and beyond—worry about lost learning. One way to know what has been lost is through testing, but is it reasonable to hold students—or their teachers—accountable for one of the most challenging years in recent memory? This year’s National Assessment of Educational Progress, or NAEP, often referred to as “the Nation’s Report Card,” has been postponed because of the pandemic. What impact will this decision have on education in this country?
Join Peter DeWitt as he sits down with researchers Lorrie Shepard, past president of the American Educational Research Association and the National Council on Measurement in Education, and Angela Valenzuela, an educational leadership and policy professor at the University of Texas at Austin and the director of the Texas Center for Education Policy.
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