Stories tagged: Education standards
Sat., Aug. 17, 2013, 5:54 a.m.
AP-NORC Poll: Parents back high-stakes testing
WASHINGTON (AP) — Often criticized as too prescriptive and all-consuming, standardized tests have support among parents, who view them as a useful way to measure both students’ and schools’ performances, …
Fri., Oct. 5, 2012, 4:58 a.m.
Texas test scandal ex-school chief faces 3.5 years
EL PASO, Texas (AP) — A former superintendent is scheduled to be sentenced Friday for his part in a scheme to fraudulently improve high-stakes school testing scores in the El …