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www.nj.com/education/2017/03/parcc_testing_is_back_monday_and_the_stakes_are_higher_in_nj.html

Mar 27, 2017 ... "We are certainly not giving them any particular advice on what they should ... And middle school students already enrolled in Algebra I won't just have ... the tests for various reasons, including concerns about over-testing and ...

www.nj.com/education/2015/01/what_happens_if_nj_students_dont_take_the_parcc.html

Jan 25, 2015 ... New Jersey schools are preparing for how to handle students who refuse ... “The PARCC exams, unlike anything else we have ever done in the ...

www.huffingtonpost.com/2015/02/20/students-opt-out-standardized-tests_n_6722558.html

Feb 20, 2015 ... Testy Over Testing: More Students Snub Standardized Exams ... Thousands of Colorado high school seniors walked out on new state-mandated ... “We're not doing this willy-nilly because we're a bunch of disgruntled soccer ... The PARCC, which is debuting this year in New Jersey and 11 other states, ...

www.pbs.org/newshour/show/much-testing-public-schools

Sep 24, 2014 ... This is the first year that schools will publish student test scores tied to the ... new standards cause overtesting that rob teachers and students of valuable teaching time. ... Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York .... As a part of our American Graduate series, we explore this with two ...

neatoday.org/2015/03/12/parents-educators-lawmakers-testing-not-learning

Mar 12, 2015 ... In New Jersey, a parent recently read aloud to school board members the “NEA ... And educators know that students are more than a test score, so let educators teach,” said ... Over-testing is as ubiquitous as cold germs in American ... “We must turn our classrooms back over to our teachers,” said Jeffrey ...

neatoday.org/2014/11/02/nea-survey-nearly-half-of-teachers-consider-leaving-profession-due-to-standardized-testing-2

Nov 2, 2014 ... “I would much rather help students learn how to conduct research and how to discuss ... “Imagine what we could do with that time. ... Over 40 percent of surveyed members reported that their school placed “moderate” to ... While it's clear from the survey that over-testing has taken its toll on classrooms across ...

whyy.org/articles/commentary-njs-anti-testing-movement-is-more-about-teachers-than-students

Jan 28, 2015 ... Yesterday NJ Spotlight reported that a new coalition called We Raise NJ is ... discussed the need to explore the issue of overtesting, whether it is a real issue or a ... But high school students have long been required to pass ...

www.americanprogress.org/issues/education-k-12/reports/2014/10/16/99073/testing-overload-in-americas-schools

Oct 16, 2014 ... New, more rigorous tests that are aligned with the Common Core State ... But the bigger question still looms: Are schools overtesting students? ... We sought to capture the average standardized testing experience of most K-12 ...

www.njspotlight.com/stories/15/10/25/obama-s-call-for-less-testing-may-not-change-much-in-new-jersey-schools

Oct 26, 2015 ... Who We Are ... President Barack Obama speaks about "over-testing" in American schools. ... in the Legislature to the scope of state testing and plans for how the new tests will be used to judge students, schools and teachers.