August 30, 2016

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Many Colleges Are Ignoring the SAT. Does Prep Still Matter?

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As students prepare to take the new SAT test on March 5, debates about the rationale for student testing continue—while librarians still want to help students prepare.

Tests Are Changing: How to Keep Your Collections Up-to-Date

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Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM ET / 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM PT
Join us as Rosanne Cordell, Lauren Barack, and Barron’s publisher, Bob O’Sullivan, share insights and tips on ensuring your test-prep collections are up-to-date.
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on Creativity and testing and poetry

Yesterday, I was touched when I read a letter by a retiring principal in Diane Ravitch’s blog. In his letter to parents, Don Sternberg (Wantagh Elementary, Long Island, NY), shared that he felt he was abandoning my students at a time that they might need my voice the most. Sternberg writes of his concern that […]

Education Summit Questions Value of High-Stakes Testing

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A group of educational leaders and innovative thinkers gathered in New York September 19 to discuss the value of high-stakes testing, trends in education, and the role of technology in learning. John Merrow, an education reporter for PBS’s NewsHour and president of Learning Matters, a nonprofit production company focused on education, moderated the symposium, “Education: The Next 25 Years, The Next 25 Minutes,” which was sponsored by the Harold W. McGraw, Jr. Prize in Education.