It appears that some officials are beginning to take some baby steps to reduce the impact of standardized testing on students and their teachers.

Here are a couple of recent articles about these actions:

School standardized testing is under growing attack, leaders pledge changes is from The Washington Post.

Push to Limit Federal Test Mandates Gains Steam is from Education Week.

And here’s a statement
from our National Education Association President on these changes:


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