How Much Standardized Testing Is Too Much?

Published: Friday, November 6, 2015 - 3:50pm
Updated: Sunday, November 8, 2015 - 4:53pm
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President Obama recently called for a cap on standardized testing, saying students shouldn’t spend more than 2 percent of their time in the classroom taking such tests.

How significant of a reduction would that be? Audrey Amrein-Beardsley, an associate professor in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers’ College at Arizona State University explained the issue. She’s been studying standardized testing for nearly two decades.

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