Teach FM: You Can Test for Exceptionalism or Equity, But Not Both

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In this episode, I offer my take on the challenge of high-stakes testing. At its core, I suggest that high-stakes testing in its current form brings to light a core tension in American public education, two competing values: exceptionalism and equity. Unless that tension gets addressed, the result will be a lot of continued heartache.

Want more? Check these hundreds of artifacts over here on Gradgrind’s. And, if you’re looking for the texts from this episode, you’ll find them here: Linda Darling Hammond on Testing // An Atlanta Judge Sentences Teachers for Cheating on Tests // Why Comparing International Tests are Trickier Than You Think

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