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OPINION: Resuming universal standardized testing in America’s public schools would be ‘foolhardy’

Should we resume standardized testing of students this spring? Policymakers place great stock in standardized test scores. In 1983, a landmark federal report, A Nation at Risk, pointed to declines over time in SAT scores and the U.S.’s middling performance on international assessments to claim a “rising tide of mediocrity” in American education. The report […]