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Guest Column: The trend in education is away from standardized, high-stakes tests

Guest Column: The trend in education is away from standardized, high-stakes tests

Research has shown that testing doesn't make students smarter or improve the educational outcomes for those at risk. It just makes test-makers wealthier.

February 20, 2013 12:00 amLoading…

8,568 students speak

Tucson students are committed to graduating from high school. They aspire to careers that require college degrees. They are highly motivated and ready to work hard to accomplish these dreams. They are hungry for foreign-language and advanced math and science classes. These are the preliminar…

May 16, 2010 12:00 amLoading…
Parents heed Obama's call in work for schools

Parents heed Obama's call in work for schools

On Jan. 20, President Obama called on our nation to get involved and work for positive change in our neighborhoods, state and country. For the past 10 years, Voices for Education has been doing just that, bringing together parents, grandparents and community members and helping them become s…

February 02, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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