The Union argues that standardized tests are a faulty measure of student achievement
(Robby Soave) The Chicago Teachers Union urged school administrators nationwide to discontinue the use of standardized tests, deriding them as corporate tools.
The CTU recently released a report arguing that standardized tests are a faulty measure of student achievement. They also advance a pro-corporate agenda, the report said.
“Corporate interests continue to push towards a test‐centered public education system that is clearly harmful to students,” according to the report.
The union’s anti-testing push is part of a broader campaign by teachers unions nationwide. Teachers at one Seattle high school recently went on strike, refusing to administer a test that they feared would be used to hold them accountable.
Read more: Daily Caller