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Warnings about those ‘next generation’ tests from someone who helped create them…

Jim Angermeyr, one of a small group of educators and psychologists who came up with a new kind of standardized test, the growth model or value-added assessment, which has since become the gold standard, retires from his work deeply skeptical about the test-obsessed state of the field he’s leaving. As he sees it, his baby is terrific and perfect for its original purpose, but it’s being used to beat up on teachers, kids and principals — while failing to help close the achievement gap or better struggling schools.

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