How did a system designed to provide government of, by, and for the people devolve into a system in which bureaucrats unaccountable to voters?
JC Bowman writes: the emphasis on testing misses the bigger issue: student academic growth measured by flawed testing. Then the results being used in educator evaluations. This is certainly more problematic to educators than the actual tests themselves.
Testing has taken a wrong turn in public education. JC Bowman of Professional Educators of Tennessee offers solutions for Tennessee.
If you are not a regular reader of the education blog Dad Gone Wild written by TC Weber, add it to your list. He will make you laugh, he will make you mad, and he will make you cry…sometimes in the same article. His latest column, So Here We Are, goes where few writers dare to go by [...]