Do Georgia Students Need More Or Less Testing?

Oct 2, 2017

Georgia has submitted a new plan to hold public schools accountable for student performance. The updates are more lenient on testing. Governor Deal says intense testing is critical to hold schools accountable, but the state superintendent says we must avoid a “measure, pressure, and punish” culture. We talk with Ty Tagami of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. Dana Rickman, Director of Policy and Research with the Georgia Partnership for Excellence in Education, also joins us