Anya Kamenetz

NPR

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Lead education blogger for NPR; former columnist for Yahoo Finance and author of Generation Debt: Why Now Is a Terrible Time to Be Young and The Test: Why Our Schools are Obsessed with Standardized Testing But You Don't Have to Be

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President Obama is meeting with teachers and school officials today to talk about reducing testing time for students.

Obama Aims to Reduce Testing Time for Students

President Obama is meeting with teachers and school officials today to talk about reducing testing time for students.

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For the first time since 2001, both the House and the Senate have passed new versions of No Child Left Behind… two jumbo bills that, when reconciled, will set the tone for federal…

Changes to No Child Left Behind

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Common Core standards for math and reading were adopted by 45 governors, but they’ve since become a political football.

Common Core: The Obamacare of the Classroom?

Common Core standards for math and reading were adopted by 45 governors, but they’ve since become a political football.

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