Standardized Testing 40 million children from pre-K through grade 12, take more than 100 million standardized tests each year. A recent test tampering scandal at a Connecticut grade school has rekindled the debate over the effectiveness of standardized testing. Join Neal Conan for a discussion about what these tests actually measure and how race, economic status, and gender factor into the equation. Standardized testing...next on Talk of the Nation from NPR News. Guests: Seppy Basili Director, Pre-College program, Kaplan Educational Centers Former principal, San Carlos Charter Learning Center Listeners call in
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Standardized Testing

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Standardized Testing

Standardized Testing

Standardized Testing

Only Available in Archive Formats.

40 million children from pre-K through grade 12, take more than 100 million standardized tests each year. A recent test tampering scandal at a Connecticut grade school has rekindled the debate over the effectiveness of standardized testing. Join Neal Conan for a discussion about what these tests actually measure and how race, economic status, and gender factor into the equation. Standardized testing...next on Talk of the Nation from NPR News. Guests: Seppy Basili Director, Pre-College program, Kaplan Educational Centers Former principal, San Carlos Charter Learning Center Listeners call in