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The Sandstorm: The Kids Most Definitely Are Not All Right

The Sandstorm: The Kids Most Definitely Are Not All Right

by Larry Sand | For Kids & Country On the most recent National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), or “nation’s report card,” test scores in both reading and math declined for 13-year-old students, the first drop registered in 50 years. The test showed that the decline was concentrated among the lowest performing students. Peggy Carr, commissioner […]

Testing Matters

Testing Matters

By Larry Sand  Led by the teachers unions, the push against standardized testing punishes kids. With bipartisan support in Congress and President Obama’s blessing, the son of No Child Left behind, dubbed the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), has become the law of the land. While many on the right favor the law because it […]

A DEMOCRATIC Senator Has Decided He Wants To Smash Standardized Tests

A DEMOCRATIC Senator Has Decided He Wants To Smash Standardized Tests

By Blake Neff Breaking ranks with most of his party, order a Democratic senator announced he will launch an effort to eliminate current federal rules requiring states to administer annual standardized tests. Ironically, recipe he has the word “test” right in his name. Republished with permission–The Daily Caller Foundation: http://dailycallernewsfoundation.org/ Sen. Jon Tester of Montana, […]