High-Stakes Testing

A Guide to the Common Core, the Next Phase of High-Stakes Testing

The state standards, together with brand new tests, are sweeping across the country.

Victory for Seattle Teachers' Testing Boycott: High School MAP Test Optional Next Year

The resistance in Seattle is but one pocket of the growing backlash against the misuse and overuse of standardized tests.

Over 100 Chicago Students Boycott Standardized Test to Protest School Closures

Chicago students join parents, lawmakers and educators around the country fed up with punitive testing regimes.

Mapping the Backlash Against High-Stakes Testing [Infographic]

Public school parents, educators and now even lawmakers around the country are fed up with standardized testing that can determine whether kids graduate, teachers lose their jobs, and schools remain open. Here’s a visual survey of major actions.