Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook 3 Share on Twitter Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Best Web OpEds    H4'ed 8/16/16

Congress Mandates Annual Testing, Then Allots Millions to Reduce Burden It Created

Author 40790
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)

Be My Guest: 15 Reasons Why Standardized Tests are Worthless ...
Copyrighted Image? DMCA

Jonathan Pelto writes about the bizarre decision by the Obama administration and Congress to mandate annual testing (a practice not found in any high-performing nation), then to allocate $9 million to 'reduce the burden' that it created. 'Chalk one more up for the greed and deceptiveness of the education testing industry and their corporate education reform allies in and of government.' Don't miss this one if you want to see how the failure of our Institution of Public education is being  created by the EDUCATIONAL INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At jonathanpelto.com

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: