Standardized Testing http://wesa.fm en Standardized Testing, Academic Success, and How a Local School Is Getting It Right http://wesa.fm/post/standardized-testing-academic-success-and-how-local-school-getting-it-right <p><strong>Standardized: Lies, Money &amp; Civil </strong><strong>Rights</strong></p><p>Dan Hornberger has been a high school English teacher for more than twenty years. During these years, his concerns regarding schools teaching to standardized tests spurred him to action.</p><p>The result is a documentary titled <a href="http://www.standardizedthefilm.com/"><em>Standardized: Lies, Money &amp; Civil Rights</em></a> which he produced and co-directed. Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:57:26 +0000 Essential Pittsburgh 25600 at http://wesa.fm Standardized Testing, Academic Success, and How a Local School Is Getting It Right State Senate Democrats Denounce Proposed Standardized Tests http://wesa.fm/post/state-senate-democrats-denounce-proposed-standardized-tests <p>Calling it "phony" and a boon to "corporate education," a handful of Democrats in the Pennsylvania Senate blasted Gov. Tom Corbett's proposal to implement new standardized tests that would determine students' high school graduation status based on knowledge of Common Core academic benchmarks.</p> Mon, 13 May 2013 18:02:54 +0000 Noah Brode 9444 at http://wesa.fm