Task Force for Testing

January 24, 2014

After years of complaints from parents and teachers about too much testing in D.C. public schools, Chancellor Kaya Henderson on Thursday announced that a new task force will work to “help put testing in the proper perspective.” The move comes amid national debate about the role of standardized tests and in the wake of a newly signed D.C. law that requires the city’s traditional and public charter schools to create policies limiting the number of practice tests they administer to students. (Post)

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