American and international testing data: A closer examination | IN 60 SECONDS

POLL: Are American schools obsessed with testing? https://bit.ly/2VbHTte

In recent years, there’s been much talk of American schools being consumed by “testing mania,” especially in comparison to other countries. But is America really that much of an outlier when it comes to testing emphasis? AEI’s Frederick M. Hess looks at the data.

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