Sunday, December 12, 2010
Dan DiMaggio, Monthly Review: "Standardized testing has become central to education policy in the United States.... Given the ongoing debate over these policies, it might be useful to hear about the experiences of a hidden sector of the education workforce: those of us who make our living scoring these tests. Our viewpoint is instructive, as it reveals the many contradictions and absurdities built into a test-scoring system run by for-profit companies and beholden to school administrators and government officials with a stake in producing inflated numbers."
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Posted by Michele Kearney at 2:47 PM