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Race to the Top: Getting away from standardized testing

Race to the Top: Getting away from standardized testing

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Woot! This is pretty exciting! http://www.edweek.org/ew/articles/2010/04/07/29assessment_ep.h29.html Competition opened yesterday for $350 million in federal money to design new ways of assessing what students learn. Rules for the contest make clear that the government wants to leave behind multiple-choice testing more often in favor of essays, multidisciplinary projects, and other more nuanced measures of achievement.
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