Are High-Stakes Tests Corrupting Public Education?

Hosted by

From Atlanta, Georgia to El Paso, Texas to Los Angeles, California, there’ve been charges of systematic cheating on standardized testing by administrators and teachers. After 20 years of education “reform,” a backlash is growing. Is there such a thing as too much “accountability?” Does standardized testing have to be counterproductive?

Also, the Final Four—and listener reaction to our program on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder.  

Banner Photo: REUTERS/Jim Young