Hursh Quoted in Parenting Magazine on High-Stakes Testing

David HurshAssociate Professor David Hursh, an outspoken critic of high-stakes testing, was quoted throughout an article, “High-Stakes Testing: Gaming the System or Getting it Right?,” that was published in the September 2009 issue of Parent: Wise Austin magazine. The story, which takes a closer look at how high-stakes tests have affected education, addresses whether testing is good for student achievement; how it helps/hinders teachers and schools; and what, if anything, we can do to put testing in a proper, academically appropriate perspective. Read Parent: Wise Austin article.

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