“Opt Out” “New York State Assessments” “Test Prep” “Stress”


There is no data to suggest that practicing standardized assessments over and over again positively influences performance. Ever. So we need to stop doing that. There is a great deal of talk happening right now about the harm that standardized testing may or may not be doing to children. I find it ironic that very little of it acknowledges what isn’t required but seems to be doing far more pervasive damage to learning and learners across…