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Test-Driven Education Falling Out of Favor

Julian Vasquez Heilig, writing for The Progressive, on the rising tide against the extremely testing-oriented direction our educational system has taken in recent years:

A revolt involving hundreds of thousands of Americans against the federal and state government has been brewing over the past couple of years. What caused this grassroots revolt? Parents and students have had enough of high-stakes testing required by federal law and implemented by the states and have chosen to “opt out” of the tests.

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