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White House Takes on Standardized Testing

Leading up to the release of an open letter to parents and teachers, the Obama Administration primed the public with the release of a detailed survey of No Child Left Behind.

President Barack Obama meets with advisors in the Roosevelt Room of the White House, Aug. 4, 2014.

Leading up to the release of an open letter to parents and teachers, the Obama Administration primed the public with the release of a detailed survey of No Child Left Behind. The Department of Education’s report and action plan cited evidence that the volume and content of current standardized tests do not produce desired achievement improvements. Recommendations include reducing the number of tests administered, along with aligning tests to curriculums. (Slate)

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