The decisions making the most impact on our children's education should be made by locally-elected school boards, community parents, and educators. Get the support of your local school board in standing up to the overuse, misuse, and abuse of high-stakes testing.
As part of its campaign, DSEA will produce and distribute videos related to "Time to Teach, Time to Learn". The videos will touch on several topics and will be spaced out over the course of the campaign. The videos will be accessible here on our website or on our YouTube channel.
This collection of news articles offers insights into high-stakes testing. The offer a window into the damage high-stakes testing is doing, the activism surrounding these effects, as well as polling showing the shift in public opinion.
Statewide high-stakes assessments required by No Child Left Behind provide little value for the improvement of instructional practice. Furthermore, Educational experts and researchers have proposed alternative approaches to standardized high-stakes assessments for more than a decade. Learn more about some of those alternatives.