Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Race to the Top Competition (2009-2011)

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See also High Stakes Testing vs. Authentic Assessment (internal link)

Condemnation of the philosophy and strategies underlying US Department of Education's "Race to the Top" (RTT) competition
  • Board of Testing and Assessment (BOTA) A prestigious panel of national experts convened by the National Academy of Science.   Oct 2, 2009 Letter form BOTA to The Honorable Arne Duncan.  This letter expresses strong reservations about the use of standardized tests for high stakes decision making.

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