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This Week In Education: The Dubious Benefits Of 'Teaching To The Test'

From This Week in Education:

“I think it’s fair enough to blame President Obama to the extent that his policies promote ineffective instruction. At the same time, though, the phrase ‘teaching to the test’ masks a lot of variability in what educators are actually doing to improve their scores, and it’s not always obvious that when schools ‘teach to the test’ they’re helping themselves at all.”

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