school testing

Education secretary says he backs annual testing
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Education Secretary Arne Duncan said Monday that testing U.S. schoolchildren annually in math and reading is critical for measuring their educational progress, setting the stage for what is likely to be a contentious Capitol Hill debate on the federal role in education.
Do Your Kids Take Too Many Tests? [POLL]
There is discussion among legislators and the education commission as to whether or not NJ students take too many tests. Do the number of tests they take help or hurt them in their long-term learning?