Standards, Testing, and Accountability


The Costs of Canceling Darwin

Fewer scientists, more skepticism of science in states that limit evolution instruction

When Does Accountability Work?

Texas system had mixed effects on college graduation rates and future earnings

High Stakes in Chicago

Are Chicago’s rising test scores genuine?

To Catch a Cheat

The pressures of accountability may encourage school personnel to doctor the results from high-stakes tests. Here’s how to stop them.

Learning to Earn

How higher standards affect graduation and employment


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