Tyre: This pandemic pause is a chance to rethink how we test students. The International Baccalaureate exam program is worth a look
This essay originally appeared on the FutureEd blog. When schools were shuttered around the country three months ago, the pandemic did what nearly a decade of activist parents and testing skeptics could not do — put a systemwide pause on statewide standardized testing. It wasn’t because the tests were too long or poorly aligned to classroom...
By Peg Tyre | June 24, 2020