ASCD Calls for Moratorium on High-Stakes Testing

test_moratorium America’s focus on standardized test results for high-stakes decision-making “…has lead to several consequences, including overtesting, a narrowing of the curriculum, and a de-emphasis on untested subjects and concepts – such as the arts, civics, and social and emotional skills  — that are just as important to our students’ development and success.”

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ASCD is an international association of educators and administrators dedicated to the improvement of schooling for all children.

Quoted fromASCD’s EDUCATION UPDATE April, 2015