Are the Stakes of Standardized Testing Too High?

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Atlanta educators have been sentenced to jail for cheating. New York parents are telling their kids to opt out of standardized testing. Now, education reform is getting a second look in Washington, with a bipartisan re-write of No Child Left Behind. 

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Credits

Host:
Warren Olney

Producers:
Evan George, Jenny Hamel, Gideon Brower