Standardized testing creates ‘toxic environment’ in schools, professor says

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Standardized testing has facilitated “an incredibly toxic environment in our schools and in our discourse about education, ultimately turning schools from learning centers to testing factories,” according to a professor. That emphasis on standardized testing has corrupted the focus on learning, turning school-aged children into “experimental pawns,” he says.

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