Some NYC Teachers Worry "Learning Loss" Tests Will Exacerbate The Problem
Some teachers pointed to math assessments with 20-25 problems in small font squeezed onto a single page that elementary schoolers are supposed to complete within three minutes or less.
Jan 21, 2:51 PM
Feds Require States To Resume Standardized Tests, But Allow Flexibility
States can decide how and when those tests happen.
Feb 23, 2021 5:11 PM
John Oliver Skewers America's Standardized Testing With A No. 2 Pencil
John Oliver gave America another bracing burst of enlightening laughs/tears last night in a segment excoriating the nation's explosion of standardized testing.
Updated: May 4, 2015 1:25 PM
Video: Louis C.K. Slams Common Core Testing During Letterman Interview
The comedian also blasted Common Core apologists on Twitter.
Updated: May 2, 2014 11:07 AM
Testing Error Screws 2,700 NYC Kids Out Of Gifted And Talented Programs
Pearson, the testing company responsible for creating the exam, says they accidentally downgraded test percentiles.
Updated: Apr 20, 2013 12:13 PM
New SAT Security Measures Mean...Real Students Get Turned Away For Nonsense Reasons
Seniors at Midwood High School say they were turned away from the test because of their faded school IDs.
Updated: Oct 7, 2012 11:49 AM
Stupid Pineapple Vs. Hare 8th Grade Test Question Not THAT Stupid
The wisest animal? DEFINITELY the owl, there's no contest!
Updated: Apr 21, 2012 11:18 PM
Harder-To-Pass Regents Has Educators Fearing Mass Failure
Even when failing a test—with a score of 55%—still meant passing, 44% of New York City high school students still managed to flunk the Global History Regents exam last year.
Updated: Apr 11, 2012 4:58 PM
1 Student Arrested Every Day In NYC Schools, 94% Are Black Or Latino
During summer school from July through September, four students each day are arrested, and 94% of them are black or Latino, and 83% are male.
Updated: Nov 29, 2011 12:48 PM
To Grade Teachers, NYC Wants To Give Kids More Tests
In order to keep its federal "Race To The Top" funding the Department of Education wants to add a bunch of standardized tests to students already full load... to better grade teachers.
Updated: May 24, 2011 11:19 AM
City Students' Reading, Math Scores Improve, But Critics Wonder if Test Was Too Easy
Public school children across the state between grades four and eight showed
Updated: Jun 24, 2008 11:03 AM
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