High Test Scores, Low Learning: Why Good Grades Are Not Enough

Rae Pica with Peter Sacks

Social critic and essayist Peter Sacks says that our current educational system may be doing long-term harm to our children. When school systems become exclusively focused on standardized test scores, real learning suffers. Learn what Peter means by authentic assessment, and why it’s a better indicator of what children are gaining from school.

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May 9, 2009
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