D.C. schools are planning expansion of standardized testing

06/29/2010 | Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Washington, D.C., schools chancellor Michelle Rhee plans to expand standardized testing for K-12 students, according to Washington Post education reporter Bill Turque. The additional tests are part of Rhee's policy to use data to drive decision-making and are meant to offer a more comprehensive picture of student progress and teacher effectiveness. Critics, however, say the move favors excessive testing and test preparation over other forms of in-class instruction and student learning, Turque writes.

View Full Article in:

Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

Published in Brief:

SmartBrief Job Listings for Education

Job Title Company Location
Endeavor Charter Academy
Battle Creek, MI
Principal at Riverton Street Charter School
National Heritage Academies
Jamaica, NY
Chief Academic & Innovation Officer/ Assistant Superintendent
Kent School District
Kent, WA
School Improvement Officer
Kent School District
Kent, WA
Account Executive - Central Region
Multiple Locations, SL_Multiple Locations