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Real Accountability or an Illusion of Success?: A Call to Review Standardized Testing in Canada

The Action Canada Task Force on Standardized Testing has just released a report analyzing the place of standardized testing as an accountability measure in Canadian K-12 education systems, using Ontario as a case study focus. “Real Accountability or an Illusion of Success?: A Call to Review Standardized Testing in Ontario” concludes as things stand, the current testing system may or may not be facilitating the achievement of the education system’s range of objectives. A review of this accountability measure should be a top priority.

Sébastien Després, a 2012-2013 Action Canada Fellow and co-author of the report is also a lecturer and Ph.D. Candidate in Anthropology and Geography at Memorial University. To read more visit:
www.testingillusion.ca
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