Raising Successful Children – NYTimes.com.

Why is it so hard to let children struggle with things?

SHOULD read “DISTURB THE TESTING!”

The National Academy of Sciences has not once but twice spoken out against imposing this sort of high stakes accountability scheme on our schools, and pointed out the dangers of basing irreversible decisions on erratic and inherently unreliable test scores filtered through imperfect and abstruse formulae.

What would be a better way of evaluating teachers and students?

via Tests Don’t Assess What Really Matters – Room for Debate – .com.