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New pledge aims to tame the testing burden

The growing fixation on testing is crushing the creativity and effectiveness of teachers in the classroom. Thoughtful educators, parents and even policymakers are determined to tame this beast and put testing where it belongs: where it can be used as a diagnostic tool, rather than as a threat hanging over the heads of students and the teachers trying desperately to reach them in more effective, meaningful ways. Sign an online petition.
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