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

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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.

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