margaret warner

margaret warner

High-Stakes Testing and the Demise of Teaching

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MEL Talks at Meliora Weekend 2013 -- Saturday, October 12 in the Louis Alexander Palestra High-Stakes Testing and the Demise of Teaching David Hursh, Professor of Education, Margaret Warner Graduate School of Education and Human Development With the implementation of No Child Left Behind, Race to the Top, and high stakes performance reviews, teachers spend more time fulfilling testing requirements and less time teaching. Professor Hursh argues that this model harms teaching and suggests ways we can stop the testing madness and replace it with something worthwhile.