Prep for standardized test consumes too much time, says Minn. teachers' union

08/9/2013 | Minnesota Public Radio

While teachers in St. Paul, Minn., work to finalize their contracts, the union has included a proposal to eliminate a standardized test required by the state and federal government. Teachers say they made the request -- believed to be the first for a teachers' union in the state -- because students are being harmed academically because too much instructional time is spent preparing for the exams.

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