How Much Standardized Testing Is Too Much?

By Aryeh Cohen-Wade

David Brooks argued in a recent column that opposition to the national-education standards known as the Common Core exists only on the fringes of the left and right. But the controversy over whether standardized testing has become excessive remains a live one. In the video above, education-policy experts Dana Goldstein and Kevin Carey debate whether the standardized testing regime has gotten out of control. Watch the full debate on Bloggingheads.tv.

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http://www.theatlantic.com/education/archive/2014/04/how-much-standardized-testing-is-too-much/360980/