A new analysis of standardized test scores from elementary schools in Michigan pinpoints when during the pandemic students fell most behind.
An increasing number of colleges aren’t interested in seeing applicants’ standardized test results.
Teaching students techniques to cope with anxiety and stress can help them bounce back after a hurricane upends their life.
Revamping standardized testing needs to be accompanied with tangible actions to mitigate students’ opportunity gaps at the community level, particularly for racialized students.
Let’s not burden 15-year-old students with a low-value test that does a poor job of evaluating learning.
The problem with chronic absenteeism isn’t so much that kids are missing instruction time; it’s that unexcused absences may indicate crises at home, new research suggests.
Public outcry against standardized testing, along with adjustments required by COVID-19, have led to a new generation of academic tests.
Teacher referrals will replace standardized testing. That could disadvantage already-underrepresented students.
Despite the disruption and challenges of COVID-19, standardized tests for America’s students are expected to proceed this spring or fall. But what will the tests really show?
Four experts weigh in on ways to replenish the US teacher workforce and curb burnout.
The COVID-19 pandemic has dramatically accelerated a growing shift to test-optional admissions policies or scrapping entrance tests altogether.
An admissions dean seeks to take the worry out of applying for college when traditional things like grades, standardized tests and extracurricular activities have been disrupted by COVID-19.
Millions of public school students are learning online, mostly at home. Any standardized tests they take in this unusual school year may not yield reliable data about their academic progress.
Washington has made all states use these tests to evaluate students, teachers, principals, schools and entire school systems for nearly two decades.
For nearly 50 years, teams have administered the controversial Wonderlic test to measure cognitive ability. Two researchers decided to study its effectiveness as an evaluation tool.
As long as teachers are creative and resourceful, kids will keep learning. What’s less clear is how schools will make up for the lost time if they remain closed for several months or longer.
How much homework kids should do is a subject of great debate.
There are many reasons to be skeptical about PISA rankings, and their use to compare student achievement or to identify best practices or solutions for educational problems.
Research shows that the provinces vary widely in their ability to produce academic results for money they spend, and PEI shows the most efficient results.
The stakes could be highest for students around the world as education systems decide how to respond to the changing shape of global standardized testing.