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Houston Teachers Union Files Lawsuit Against Test-Based Evaluation; American Statistical Association Backs Them Up

We’re reposting two recent stories below because of their timeliness and relevance as the end-of-the-school year standardized tests descend on classrooms everywhere.

In the first piece, the Houston Federation of Teachers and seven individual teachers are filing a federal suit claiming that the standardized tests used to evaluate teachers are full of defects and don’t reflect actual ability. Continue reading Houston Teachers Union Files Lawsuit Against Test-Based Evaluation; American Statistical Association Backs Them Up

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