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Alternate method to Regents exams helps English language learners

Schools where students present portfolio work instead of take state-wide Regents exams help their immigrant students learn English.

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Opt-Out Movement Draws Teachers to Its Ranks

Teachers and administrators are taking on leading roles in opting students out of standardized tests.

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Students Opting Out of Tests Increasing

The number of students opting out of standardized tests in New York City has tripled this year, according to a recent NY1 story.

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“No” to Testing: More and More City Parents Boycott Standardized Tests

Longer tests and more of them prompted a growing number of New York City parents and beyond this April to tell their children not to take them.

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Reactions to Atlanta school cheating scandal

This week 35 of Atlanta’s public school educators, including the renowned former superintendent Beverly Hall, were indicted for tampering with students’ scores in standardized tests. In the wake of the scandal, commentators weighed in on whether an emphasis on testing in schools is to blame. Washington Post columnists Eugene Robinson and Valerie Strauss both said […]

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