Title

Resistance Is Futile! -- Or Is It? Contemplating an End to Our National Obsession with Tests, One Teacher Candidate at a Time

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-12-2013

Department

Education

Abstract

The continued negative influence of standardized testing as the primary mechanism of accountability authorized by the No Child Left Behind Act is having a disastrous impact on teaching and learning in schools. I suggest focusing teacher preparation work more explicitly on helping prospective teachers understand these impacts so they may be empowered to address them effectively.

Comments

Original version is available from the publisher at: http://www.tcrecord.org/content.asp?contentid=17089

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