Robert Schaeffer

National Center for Fair and Open Testing

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Public Education Director for Fair Test, the National Center for Fair and Open Testing, a nonprofit based in Boston, Massachusetts

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In Atlanta, 35 teachers and administrators were indicted this week for conspiring to raise student scores on standardized tests.

Is High-Stakes Testing the Ruin of School Reform?

In Atlanta, 35 teachers and administrators were indicted this week for conspiring to raise student scores on standardized tests.

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Five of 35 indicted educators turned themselves in today on charges of turning Atlanta's public school system into a criminal conspiracy to raise standardized student test scores for…

Atlanta Public Schools Cheating Scandal

Five of 35 indicted educators turned themselves in today on charges of turning Atlanta's public school system into a criminal conspiracy to raise standardized student test scores for…

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