Articles about assessments

Unanswered questions about standardized tests
Valerie Strauss 04/26/2011 The Washington Post

The myths of standardized testing
Valerie Strauss 04/15/2011 The Washington Post

Guest Commentary: Everything they didn’t tell you about CSAP
Angela Engel 03/25/2011 The Denver Post

Chinese students’ high scores in international tests come at a cost
Megan K. Stack January 13, 2011 Los Angeles Times

Will the New Assessments Make a Difference?
Catherine Gewertz on January 12, 2011 Education Week Curriculum Matters

Rethinking Advanced Placement
CHRISTOPHER DREW January 7, 2011 The New York Times

In PISA Test, Top Scores From Shanghai Stun Experts
brooks January 7, 2011

Despite recent test scores, China is not ‘eating our lunch’
Kam Wing Chan January 2, 2011 The Seattle Times

The Test Chinese Schools Still Fail
High scores for Shanghai’s 15-year-olds are actually a sign of weakness.
JIANG XUEQIN DECEMBER 8, 2010 The Wall Street Journal

Shanghai Schools’ Approach Pushes Students to Top of Tests
DAVID BARBOZA December 29, 2010 The New York Times

Chieppo and Gass: Despite success, MCAS under siege
Charles Chieppo and Jamie Gass Dec 29, 2010 The MetroWest Daily News

MAYOR BLOOMBERG, CHANCELLOR KLEIN AND EDUCATION SECRETARY ARNE DUNCAN ANNOUNCE PILOT PROGRAM TO MODERNIZE THE GENERAL EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT TEST TO BETTER PREPARE STUDENTS FOR COLLEGE AND CAREERS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE PR- 503-10 December 9, 2010

Report Builds Mountain out of Education Ant Hill
Richard Innes September 21, 2010 Bluegrass Policy Blog

Testing, the Chinese Way
ELISABETH ROSENTHAL: September 11, 2010 The New York Times

State Group Piloting Teacher Prelicensing Exam
Stephen Sawchuk August 30, 2010 Education Week

10 Queens Pupils Got Second Chance at State Test
TRIP GABRIEL July 11, 2010 The New York Times

Students face new tests in reading, math
MSAs could be phased out after state implements planned curriculum changes
July 2, 2010 JESSE YEATMAN SoMdNewscom

Can New York Clean Up the Testing Mess?
Two top education officials tackle rampant score inflation.
SOL STERN Spring 2010 City Journal

NY passes students who get wrong answers on tests
CARL CAMPANILE and SUSAN EDELMAN June 6, 2010 New York Post

Race to new tests
April 18, 2010 Joanne Jacobs

Assessment vs. Achievement Tests
Eleanor G. Campbell FEBRUARY 1999 Education Reporter

A National Yardstick for Gauging Math Progress
States Show Uneven Performance; Even Top Achievers Fall Short
By Christopher B. Swanson January 14, 2010 Education Week

States Lower Test Standards for a High School Diploma
IAN URBINA January 11, 2010 The New York Times

What Are Science & Math Test Scores Really Telling U.S.?
Alan S. Brown Linda LaVine Brown WINTER 2007 THE BENT OF TAU BETA PI

NAEP Plan for Students With Disabilities Criticized
Mary Ann Zehr November 10, 2009 Education Week

Experts, Public to Weigh In on Common Tests
Michele McNeil October 20, 2009 Education Week

California math scores among the lowest
Jill Tucker October 15, 2009 The San Francisco Chronicle

How to Improve National Math Scores
By THE EDITORS October 15, 2009 The New York Times Opinion

NAEP Math Scores Idle at 4th Grade, Advance at 8th
Sean Cavanagh October 14, 2009 Education Week

U.S. Math Tests Find Scant Gains Across New York
JENNIFER MEDINA October 14, 2009 The New York Times

Algebra 2 Test Yields Poor Results in Year II
Sean Cavanagh September 30, 2009 Education Week

Reading Incomprehension
TODD FARLEY September 27, 2009 The New York Times

Experts: Test focus driving education wrong way, not preparing college-bound NYC students
MEREDITH KOLODNER AND RACHEL MONAHAN September 8th 2009, NYDailyNews

Stanley Kaplan, Pioneer in Preparing Students for Exams, Dies at 90
KAREN W. ARENSON August 24, 2009 The New York Times

State tosses out three ISTEP questions
May 29, 2009 Sandra Chapman Eyewitness News

Education Secretary Says Aid Hinges on New Data
SAM DILLON April 1, 2009 The New York Times

Are R.I. test results misleading?
Scores said to be modest and rising are really low and falling.
DAVID ANDERSON Providence Journal February 18, 2009

Math Tests For Five-Year-Olds?
NYC Proposal To Assess Kindergartners’ Skills Stirs Debate Over Standardized Tests
NEW YORK, Aug. 28, 2008 CBS Interactive Inc.

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