CA vs. feds on student testing back in play
Thousands of students are refusing to take annual Common Core-aligned exams
It is no secret that testing companies make billions of dollars yearly from standardized tests. Yet, this year alone – when Wisconsin schools are in dire need of resources to improve teaching and learning – the state agreed to an 11.1 million dollar price tag to purchase the Smarter Balance assessment, now referred to as the Badger Exam. The state knows better but is not doing better.