GOVERNMENT POLICIES PUSH SCHOOLS TO PRIORITIZE CREATING BETTER TEST-TAKERS OVER BETTER PEOPLE

Description

Personal growth and job skills have taken a backseat to an increased focus on standardized test scores in schools across the nation, according to new University at Buffalo-led research.

The study, which analyzed the educational goals of principals at thousands of public, private and charter schools over two decades, found the shift in priorities is most pronounced in public schools.

Link:

https://www.newswise.com/articles/study-government-policies-push-schools-to-prioritize-creating-better-test-takers-over-better-people

Subject

Government Policies; Education

Period8 Apr 2020

Media coverage

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Media coverage

  • TitleGOVERNMENT POLICIES PUSH SCHOOLS TO PRIORITIZE CREATING BETTER TEST-TAKERS OVER BETTER PEOPLE
    Media name/outletStates News Service
    CountryUnited States
    Date8/04/20
    PersonsMoo Sung Lee