Is Standardized Testing Doing Its Job?

Standardized testing: Children fear it. Adults wonder about it. Officials support it. But is it effective? According to Todd Farley’s recent article on The Huffington Post, that answer is “no way.” Farley is the author of Making the Grades: My Misadventures in the...

New Education Standards—Here We Come?

Did you know that the 50 states in this country essentially have 50 different curriculums for their K-12 schools? That means that graduating from fifth grade in Virginia doesn’t necessarily mean the same thing as graduating fifth grade in Florida. Both states can have...