Connecticut Teachers Union Harshly Criticizes State's Mastery Test

10/23/2001 | Hartford Courant (Conn.), The

The Connecticut Education Association on Oct. 22 criticized the Connecticut Mastery Test for stifling creativity in the state's classrooms by putting too much pressure on teachers to adopt drill-and-kill methods. The union also said the exam emphasizes reading, writing and math at the expense of art, music, science and other subjects.

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