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Florida takes steps to limit standardized testing

Apr 10, 2015
A new bill would cap the hours students spend taking state and district exams.

Fun Fact Friday: Much ado about macaroni and cheese

Mar 20, 2015
A look at the week that was plus a few fun facts from this week in news.

Parents weigh the lessons of common core testing

Mar 18, 2015
As more families opt out, some wrestle with explaining the choice to their kids.

British publisher cashes in on American education

Feb 10, 2015
Pearson makes money, even without results, off America's obsession with academics.

Backlash over standardized testing expected to continue

Dec 29, 2014
Marketplace correspondent Amy Scott talks about what will make education news in 2015.

Putting online testing to the test

Jul 7, 2014
Schools are preparing for standardized tests on computers. Not everyone is ready

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New York parents opt out of high stakes tests

Apr 30, 2014
It's the latest protest against testing connected to the Common Core curriculum.

SAT vs. ACT: The battle

Mar 5, 2014
The firm that administers the SAT is under competitive pressure from other standardized tests.

Challenging new GED exams go all digital

Jan 2, 2014
Tests for high school equivalency are getting tougher, and will soon only be offered via computer.