Ye who controls testing controls the data. Data equals money and resources – and in some cases – it will determine which schools will be taken over by the state.
Politicians love to hold on to policies that will garner them additional power and further advance their agenda using the bureaucracy. Reminder, No Child Left Behind did not work – and it was an ineffective solution to some very real issues in education. There has been numerous publications documenting the failures of No Child Left Behind, and we are about to head down the same road once again.Read