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When Congress returns from its Independence Day recess on July 7, the U.S. Senate is scheduled to take up bipartisan legislation to overhaul “No Child Left Behind.” The bill the Senate will consider significantly reduces federal test-based accountability requirements but continues the federal mandate to test every child every year in elementary and middle school. Grassroots pressure on your two U.S. Senators can make the federal government follow the lead of many states in reversing policies that encourage standardized exam overuse and misuse.
National Help Roll Back Federal Testing Overkill — Urge Your U.S. Senators to Support the Tester Amendment Now!
Major Education Groups to Congress: Get Rid of “No Child” Law Already
California Principal Backs Down From Punishing Students Whose Families Opted Out of State Tests
Delaware Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Approve Opt Out Bill, Forward to Governor for Signature
District of Columbia How Standardized Tests Are…
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