High Stakes Testing
Assessment Letter to the Editor State Exams Offer Pathways for Some—Not All—Learners
A parent writes a letter to the editor detailing her child's experience with state exams in New York.
Equity & Diversity Educational Inequality: 4 Moments in History That Explain Where We Are Today
A new Columbia University report highlights how inequality was embedded in the creation of public education in the United States.
Assessment States Have Soured on the High School Exit Exam. Here's Why
The pandemic is one reason, but interest has waned for some time in light of mixed research.
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What is the impact of assessment on K-12 education? What does that mean for administrators, teachers and most importantly—students?
Accountability Opinion What Should School Accountability Look Like in a Time of COVID-19?
Remote learning is not like in person, and after nine months of it, data are revealing how harmful COVID-19 has been to children's learning.
Federal Where Biden's Choice for Education Secretary Stands on Key K-12 Issues
Connecticut Education Commissioner Miguel Cardona, Biden's pick for education secretary, has taken positions on an array of K-12 issues.
Recruitment & Retention What the Research Says Eliminating High-Stakes Testing May Not Lessen Most Teacher Turnover
For many teachers, high-stakes testing is a major source of frustration—but they're not necessarily quitting over it.
School & District Management Opinion There Is Rampant Distrust in Education. Here's How to Fix That
Is it possible to replace a culture of long-simmering distrust? Only if education leaders make some serious changes, writes Katherine Schultz.
Assessment Conn. Stumbles in Quest to Use SAT as Achievement Test
The state's closely watched bid falls shy of full approval from federal reviewers.