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Resistance Is Futile! Or Is It? Contemplating an End to Our National Obsession with Tests, One Teacher Candidate at a Time


by Dave Powell April 12, 2013

The continued negative influence of standardized testing as the primary mechanism of accountability authorized by the No Child Left Behind Act is having a disastrous impact on teaching and learning in schools. I suggest focusing teacher preparation work more explicitly on helping prospective teachers understand these impacts so they may be empowered to address them effectively.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record, Date Published: April 12, 2013
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 17089, Date Accessed: 10/22/2017 7:06:15 PM

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