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It's Pittsburgh, where K-12 students take more than 270 mandated standardized tests.

This is the latest, and best known, of the recent polls on public education that have had conflicting responses.

The amount of lost instructional time is somewhat staggering.

D.C. public school students take a lot of standardized tests, but the scores, it turns out, are never released.

Gov. Rick Perry bends to popular will.

Randi Weingarten just called for a moratorium on the high stakes attached to new Common Core-aligned standardized tests. Here's why we should do it.

What started with eight women from Austin and suburban Houston is now a movement that spread across Texas and is challenging the standardized testing regime in the Lone Star State.

Here's an email from a doctor who ran into trouble with Pearson testing.

The effect of the test-based school reform in 26 words and an ampersand.

The Newtown, Conn., Board of Education voted to ask the federal government to exempt its public schools from taking some mandated standardized tests because of the trauma suffered by the community from the fatal shootings of 20 children and six teachers at Sandy Hook Elementary last month.

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