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  • Too much testing is killing kids' love of reading, authors tell Obama

    Too much testing is killing kids' love of reading, authors tell Obama
    Some of the country’s best known authors and illustrators of children's books have signed a letter addressed to President Obama with a simple message: Too much standardized testing is causing children to lose their love of books.
  • Legislation would end standardized tests in California immediately

    Legislation would end standardized tests in California immediately
    A deal in the works in the California Legislature would bring the current system of standardized tests to an immediate halt, clearing the way for a new way of assessing the state's 3.3 million students, officials said Wednesday. Under a compromise,...

    Public opposes use of test scores in teacher reviews, poll shows

    In a reversal of public opinion, a majority of Americans now oppose using student test scores to evaluate teachers and more believe that increased testing has hurt rather than helped improve public schools, a new survey shows. Nearly two-thirds of...

    Schools caught cheating on standardized tests [Google+ hangout]

     
    Times education reporter Howard Blume will join city editor Shelby Grad at 1:30 p.m. for a Google+ hangout about schools the state stripped of their Academic Performance Index ratings for cheating on standardized tests. Some teachers may have thought...

    Teacher evaluation bill might not pass muster with feds, official says

     
    A teacher evaluations bill under consideration by the state Legislature won't necessarily bring extra federal dollars to California, the top U.S. education official said. The bill has been debated in the Assembly and is expected to go to the state...