A world of research supports dropping 10th-grade tests: N.J. teachers union @aftunion @dchieram

By Donna M. Chiera

To improve education results in New Jersey, an emphasis that prioritizes mitigating the impact of income inequality and racial segregation would go far further than continuing failed policies of excessive high stakes testing.

New Jersey policymakers should reflect on the multitude of information available supporting the current proposal before the state Board of Education to eliminate redundant, unnecessary testing of 10th graders and act accordingly.

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