Data from the National Benchmark Test can be used by universities to support students who lag behind in academic literacy.
Not all Asian-Americans are high-achieving model minorities. What happens when the myth of Asian disadvantage hurts some of the most marginalized students in the US?
Art teachers have been evaluated on English test scores. There seems to be no limit to how test data are being used to punish students, teachers and schools.
The ability to think critically benefits individuals and societies. Why, then, is it so rare for critical thinking to be taught in schools?
If the Opt Out movement has gained ground, it is not without reason. Testing has not only pushed learning out, but taught people how to "game" the system.
South Korean students have consistently been at the top of global standardized tests. But the high grades have come at a tremendous cost.
As the debate over standardized tests continues, a scholar questions the introduction of a new college readiness test, PARCC and gives reasons why it will be no different.
As senators begin revising No Child Left Behind, a new standardized test, PARCC, is being adopted by states to help prepare students enter college.
With teachers leaving the profession in large numbers and a drop in candidates applying to teaching programs, it is time to take a fresh look at education reforms.