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By 07/26/2022 4:15 PM EDT
Student with pencil taking test
How to understand the purpose of your child’s tests.
By Jill Anderson 03/11/2021 2:12 PM EST
Standardized test bubbles
Professor Andrew Ho on whether standardized testing is the best way to assess student learning — and learning loss — during COVID times.
By 12/03/2019 10:18 AM EST
A database offers a new way of thinking about academic performance
By Jill Anderson 11/06/2019 2:22 PM EST
Professor Andrew Ho
Test scores are not — and should not be — the whole measure of academic achievement for kids. How taking a comprehensive look at data can provide a more complete picture.
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.