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Definitely way too much!

From Anthony Cody in his “Living in Dialogue” blog at Ed Week Teacher.

The Brookings Institute released a report last week that purports to calculate the amount of money being spent on standardized tests.

The number researcher Matthew Chingos comes up with is $1.7 billion, which, when we consider that we spend more than $600 billion a year on education, does not sound like all that much. However, it turns out that all he is actually counting is the contract cost that states pay directly to test vendors.

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