Student success is about so much more than high test scores.
Test prep is a prominent feature in Asian-American communities, which helps explain recent gains that Asian-Americans made in the SAT and ACT college entrance exams, a higher education scholar argues.
Although proponents of making the SAT optional hoped it would expand college access for low-income and minority students, research shows that hasn’t happened.
Over time, assessments made by teachers are better indicators of student achievement than standardized tests.
We should encourage curiosity and questioning, but make it clear that not all questions are worthwhile.
Does John Oliver’s viral commentary clip tell the whole story on Public and Charter Schools?
Students for Fair Admissions filed suit against Harvard College on behalf of a Chinese-American applicant.
Our economy has changed, rapidly and irreversibly. Schools need to reflect that reality in how we approach education.
Being in the know about what happens in their school gives you a big advantage as a parent.
Attention all fathers: district and personal test scores can be powerful tools for your child.
When students think of water, we want them to think divergently, to think of The Hoover Dam, Poseidon, H2O, Mars: standardized testing can help them do just that.
Part One: How standardized tests provide teachers with valuable, individualized information about their students.
ESSA is a sad reminder that we are too often willing to keep the least privileged students trapped in a failing system.
What made Jon Stewart, and moreover The Daily Show, trustworthy and compelling to young adults?
Dr. Kwame Brown explains why violent crime is significantly less likely when we give children proper care, resources, food and guidance.
It’s easy to daydream about the goals of a future society, but I think the only way we can accomplish those goals is through education and discussion. Part of that education is unlearning.