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By 02/12/2019 2:49 PM EST
Chronic Stress
Strengthening the correlation between student stress levels and high-stakes tests.
By 01/31/2019 4:20 PM EST
New research finds a score penalty for computer-based testing — at least at first.
By 10/25/2018 8:17 PM EDT
Why more high school students should retake the SAT.
By Lory Hough 08/22/2018 12:00 PM EDT
Beware Assessments
Judith Singer warns that international test score data can be misleading.
By 04/10/2018 9:35 AM EDT
Colorful graphic of school children with raised hands, facing teacher at chalkboard
By 04/05/2018 3:47 PM EDT
Comparing Apples to Oranges
Country rankings win headlines, but they often mislead, creating false comparisons and risking policy confusion.
By Ed. Magazine 01/22/2018 3:12 PM EST
The Testing Charade Illustration by Jamie Jones
In his new book, Professor Dan Koretz looks at issues around test-based accountability in American education.
By Lory Hough 01/22/2018 3:11 PM EST
Dan Koretz
A Q&A with Professor Dan Koretz about his new book, "The Testing Charade."
By 11/03/2017 11:28 AM EDT
pencil and ink drawing of a line of students against a backdrop that looks like a bubble test
By Matt Weber 09/13/2017 8:34 AM EDT
Dan Koretz
In this special video edition of the Harvard EdCast, Professor Daniel Koretz discusses his new book, "The Testing Charade," and evaluates why testing policy over the last several decades is just not working — for kids or for schools.